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NJBMS - Volume 2, Issue 3, January - March 2012

Pages: 222-223
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OMPHALOCELE ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIAC AND VERTEBRAL ANOMALIES : A CASE REPORT

Author: Arun Kumar. S. Bilodi, M.R. Gangadhar

Category: Anatomy

Abstract:

Omphalocoele is a congenital defect where coils of intestine developing from the midgut loop persist to remain outside the abdominal cavity & fail to return into the abdominal cavity. A case of omphalocele associated with vertebral & cardiac anomalies in a new born male child delivered in the labor ward of R.L.Jallappa Hospital attached to Sri Dev Raj Urs Medical College Tamaka, Kolar is being reported here. This case has been compared & correlated with available literature.

Keywords: : Omphalocele, cardiac anomalies, umbilical hernia, kyphoscoliosis, lumbar spine