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How common is omphalocele in children?

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Dr. James Cummings
Dr. James Cummingsanswered
Neonatology 40 years experience
Uncommon: The overall incidence of omphalocele has been cited as 1 per 5, 000 live births.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 45 years experience
Rare: Occurrs about one in 5000 live births.

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