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Exomphalos - Delivery

Last Updated on Sep 24, 2014
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for treating exomphalos?

A pediatric surgeon can help to treat exomphalos.
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2. What is the prognosis of exomphalos?

Prognosis depends on the size of the defect and the presence of associated chromosomal abnormalities. The mortality rate of uncomplicated exomphalos is 10%. However, it rises to 100% in the presence of chromosomal abnormalities with severe associated defects.

3. What are the possible complications of exomphalos?

There is always a small risk of abdominal obstruction. If the baby has a bilious vomit or a distended abdomen, medical advice should be sought immediately.

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sign and symptoms of exomphalos

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