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What causes omphalocele and is it a highrisk pregnancy?
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Stephen Kim
Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Unknown, yes
The cause of an omphalocele is not known.
It should be considered a high risk pregnancy.

In brief: Unknown, yes
The cause of an omphalocele is not known.
It should be considered a high risk pregnancy.
Dr. Stephen Kim
Dr. Stephen Kim
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