A to Z: Gastroschisisenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgLearn about gastroschisis, a type of hernia that some babies are born with.gastroschisis, birth defects, hernia, rupture, intestines, internal organs, prenatal disorders, neonatal disorders, abdominal wall, umbilical cord, pregnancy issues, pregnancy, urinary tract10/23/201201/09/202001/09/20201c512527-2a4b-4cd5-a89f-e6f8dd1fecd7https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-gastroschisis.html/<p>Gastroschisis (gas-tro-SKEE-sis) is a <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/birth-defects.html/">birth defect</a> of the abdominal wall that causes part of a baby's intestines to stick out of the body.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/gastroschisis.html/">Gastroschisis</a> is a type of <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/hernia.html/">hernia</a> or rupture, that develops in a baby's belly wall before birth. The rupture happens just to the right of the umbilical cord. The rupture can be small, causing a lump in the belly, or large, causing the <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/digestive.html/">intestines</a> and parts of other organs to stick out from the body.</p> <p>Doctors can see a baby has gastroschisis at birth. They <a class="kh_anchor">treat it</a> with surgery to put the organs back into the body.</p> <h3>Keep in Mind</h3> <p>Gastroschisis is a serious medical condition that can keep a newborn in the hospital for a while. Most babies with gastroschisis recover after treatment and go on to have a healthy life.</p> <p><em>All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
GastroschisisGastroschisis is when a baby is born with the intestines, and sometimes other organs, sticking out through a hole in the belly wall near the umbilical cord.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/gastroschisis.html/5ef87105-8444-4dc7-9057-f72605870fa0
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