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Congenital microgastria

Disease definition

Congenital microgastria is a rare malformation where the embryological development of the stomach is interrupted, leading to an abnormally small foregut in newborns and characterized by extreme feeding intolerance and malnutrition along with growth retardation and death if untreated. It is usually associated with multiple congenital anomalies.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal, Antenatal
  • ICD-10: Q40.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0266150
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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