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Question about omphalocele? Is it genetic?

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Dr. Janet Meller
Surgery - Pediatric
7 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Sometimes omphalocele is associated with a chromosomal abnormality.
It can also be associated with a gene mutation. But it can also occur for no apparent reason.

In brief: Possibly

Sometimes omphalocele is associated with a chromosomal abnormality.
It can also be associated with a gene mutation. But it can also occur for no apparent reason.
Dr. Janet Meller
Dr. Janet Meller
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes

There are some syndromes which are genetic in which omphalocele is a component.
These tend to be rare and not usually hereditary or passed down from generation to generation.

In brief: Sometimes

There are some syndromes which are genetic in which omphalocele is a component.
These tend to be rare and not usually hereditary or passed down from generation to generation.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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