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What causes omphalocele and is it a highrisk pregnancy?
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Pediatric Surgery 27 years experience
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Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Yes: Yes it is a high risk prenancy and requires good prenatal care. No, we do not know what causes omphalocele although there are several genetic syndromes which are not hereditary and usually discovered post natally such as hemi hypertrophy and or beckwith weidemann.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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