A case of left sided gastroschisis with pulmonary hypoplasia


  • Subhi Srivastava Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India
  • Sendhil Coumary A. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India




Gastroschisis, Left-sided gastroschisis, Congenital anomaly, Case report


Gastroschisis is a congenital paraumbilical anterior abdominal wall defect resulting in herniation of abdominal wall contents. Incidence of gastroschisis is ~5 per 10,000 live births. Usually, it is right sided and left sided gastroschisis is rare. Gastroschisis in itself has a good prognosis, but the prognosis may vary with the severity of associated conditions. This article reports a case of left sided gastroschisis associated with pulmonary hypoplasia.


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