Minor Omphalocele, Type IV Ileal Atresia, Congenital Ostomy


Abstract: Omphalocele is often associated with the presence of other congenital anomalies. Isolated minor omphaloceles are known to have a favorable prognosis. Case reports have demonstrated nonclassical associations occurring in minor omphaloceles. Intestinal atresia is seldom described as being associated with minor omphaloceles. Special attention should be paid to intestinal exploration in small omphaloceles to avoid complications. Here we report a new association of a minor omphalocele, type IV ileal atresia and congenital ostomy.

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Etensel, B. , Erdem, A. , Çoşkun, Ö. , Meteoğlu, İ. , Türkmen, M. and Gürsoy, M. (2014) Minor Omphalocele, Type IV Ileal Atresia, Congenital Ostomy. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 4, 177-179. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2014.43024.

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