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Congenital Abnormalities

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Gastroschisis » Abdomen Q79.3

Definition:

A congenital malformation characterized by visceral herniation through a right side abdominal wall defect to an intact umbilical cord and not covered by a membrane. Excludes: aplasia or hypoplasia of abdominal muscles, skin covered umbilical hernia, omphalocele.

Notes:

Excludes: aplasia or hypoplasia of abdominal muscles [Q79.4], skin-covered umbilical hernia [K42.-], omphalocele [Q79.2], and celosomias [Q79.5].

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Photos 1-2-3: Abdominal wall defect in the right side with intestinal herniation.

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