Colon non tumor
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 May 2013, last major update January 2013
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- Infant born with herniated abdominal contents into ventral membranous sac through umbilical cord, due to failure of abdominal musculature to form (eMedicine #1, #2)
- May be related to ectopically-induced Hedgehog signaling (PLoS One 2011;6:e16260)
Multiple defects and gastrochisis
- Gastroschisis: not through umbilical cord, no membranous sac covering intestines
End of Colon non tumor > Congenital anomalies > Omphalocele
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