omphalocele omphalocele

Definition(s):

  • (n) protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth

News

  • 12 On Your Side: Medicaid cuts supplies to boy with extremely rare birth defect says Grandmother

    It is a birth defect that strikes only one in nearly half a million pregnancies. It is called Omphalocele-Exstrophy-Imperforate Anus-Spinal Complex (OEIS). The family of a 7-year old Augusta boy who has this extremely rare condition says they have been managing his needs but are now facing a medical setback stemming from government cuts. They say because of medicaid cuts the crucial medical ...
    on November 2, 2013     Source: News 12 Augusta

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