Omphalocele

  • Etiology: anterior abdominal wall defect where umbilicus inserts at apex of hernia sac
  • Imaging: multiple loops of bowel outside of abdominal cavity with an encasing sac
  • Treatment: reduced via silo
  • Clinical: associated gastrointestinal, genitourinary, cardiovascular congenital anomalies

Cases of Omphalocele

AXR of omphalocele
Lateral AXR shows multiple loops of bowel encased within a sac outside of the abdomen. The abdominal cavity is small.
Clinical image of omphalocele
Clinical image shows a large sac containing liver and other viscera with the umbilical cord originating from the sac.