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Small bowel (small intestine)

Congenital anomalies

Gastroschisis


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 December 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Congenital defect characterized by defect in anterior abdominal wall through which abdominal contents freely protrude (Wikipedia)
● Associated with younger mothers, alcohol and tobacco use, ibuprofen use during pregnancy (eMedicine #1, #2)

End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Congenital anomalies > Gastroschisis


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