What is Gastroschisis?

A rare abdominal wall malformation characterized by the bowel protruding from the fetal abdomen on the right lateral base of the umbilical cord, and without a covering sac.

Other condition names

  • Laparoschisis

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Europe: 1-5 in 10,000

Age of Onset

  • Antenatal
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