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Limb body wall complex

Disease definition

Limb body wall complex (LBWC) is characterized by severe multiple congenital anomalies in the fetus with exencephaly/encephalocele, thoraco- and/or abdominoschisis (anterior body wall defects) and limb defects, with or without facial clefts.

ORPHA:2369

  • Synonym(s):
    • LBWC syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 3251
  • MedDRA: -

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