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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 74-75

Left-sided gastroschisis with caecal agenesis: A rare case report

Department of Surgery, Government Medical College and Hospital, Miraj District, Sangli, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Abdul Rafe
Department of Surgery, Government Medical College, Miraj District, Sangli, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.150989

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Gastroschisis is a congenital anomaly characterised by a defect in the anterior abdominal wall through which the intestinal contents freely protrude. Defect is located almost always to right of umbilicus. To our knowledge very few cases of left-sided gastroschisis have occurred and presented in literature. We report case of left-sided gastroschisis with caecal agenesis, short gut, and malrotation of intestine.

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