Congenital microgastria

What is Congenital microgastria?

Congenital microgastria is a rare malformation where the embryological development of the stomach is interrupted, leading to an abnormally small foregut in newborns and characterized by extreme feeding intolerance and malnutrition along with growth retardation and death if untreated. It is usually associated with multiple congenital anomalies.


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Antenatal
  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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