Newborn with gastroschisis (note the
exteriorized intestinal loops). Primary repair could be performed
on the first day of life
Similar patient as the one above. The
loops of intestines appear normal, and the infant was able to
feed normally within 2 weeks of life.
Omphalocele. Note that the umbilical
cord (upper right corner) attaches to the "sac", which
surrounds the intestines.
Omphalocele. Close-up of the loops of
intestine inside the sac.
Giant omphalocele containing most of
Same patient as above (giant omphalocele),
at seven months of life. There is still "too much skin,"
but this is expected to improve over time.