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Can radiology distinguish between gastroschisis and an omphalocele?

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Dr. Michel Mikhael
Neonatology 42 years experience
Yes most of the time: usually diagnosis is made during prenatal ultrasound
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Can radiology be used to distinguish between an omphalocele and gastroschisis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe: If the fetus cooperates an ultrasound technician may be able to get enough images of the area involved to sort out the two. It also depends on the size of the defect.
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