Gastroschisis. Gastroschisis is the term for an opening in the abdominal wall that allows the intestines to be outside of the baby's abdomen. Omphalocele is when there is an opening, but the intestines are still enclosed in a type of sack.
Could you tell me the medical term for a baby born with their intestines outside their body or have any other info on it please?
Gastroschesis. There is a process where the stomach ; intestines do not completely enter the abdomen from their formation area in the embryonic sac. This is called gastroschesis. I no of no other entity where this description would apply.Delivery at a high risk center improves outcome. Read more...