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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2018, Vol. 45 Issue (1): 129-131    DOI: 10.12891/ceog4165.2018
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Diagnosis and management of fetal omphalocele: a case report
G. Capobianco1, †, *(), G. Virdis1, †, C. Cherchi2, A. Gulotta1, P.L. Cherchi1, S. Dessole1
1 Gynecologic and Obstetric Clinic, Microsurgical and Medical Sciences of Sassari University, Italy
2 Pediatric Clinic, Department of Surgical, Microsurgical and Medical Sciences of Sassari University, Italy
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Abstract  
Omphalocele is the commonest fetal abdominal wall defect and can represent a part of a syndrome or an isolated defect. The eviscerated abdominal organs are covered by the peritoneum and amnios. Obstetric prenatal ultrasound should be integrated by fetal echocadiography because of high incidence of associated cardiac anomalies. The authors describe the diagnosis and management of a 41 years primigravida woman with first trimester ultrasound diagnosis of omphalocele.
Key words:  Omphalocele      Gastroschisis      Prenatal diagnosis     
Published:  10 February 2018     
*Corresponding Author(s):  G. CAPOBIANCO     E-mail:  capobia@uniss.it
About author:  † Contributed equally.

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G. Capobianco, G. Virdis, C. Cherchi, A. Gulotta, P.L. Cherchi, S. Dessole. Diagnosis and management of fetal omphalocele: a case report. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2018, 45(1): 129-131.

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