What is Omphalocele?

A rare, non-syndromic, abdominal wall malformation characterized by a hernia of the abdominal wall, centered on the umbilical cord, in which the protruding viscera are protected by a sac.

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Europe: 1-5 in 10,000
  • United States: 1-5 in 10,000

Age of Onset

  • Antenatal
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