What is Gastroschisis?

Defect in the anterior abdominal wall seen just lateral to umbilicus, common in premature babies.

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my daughter was born with gastroschisis and now is 6 years old and now has a short gut. we have been denied social security disability 2 times. As...

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gut of o newborn child has high potential to regrow and it aquires the size of near normal in many cases. insult in the growth of child in initial...

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I was born with gasteroschisis now age 19 I am still having bowel issue I have dropped from size 12 to a lose 8 eating habits have remained, bowel...

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Usually, gastroschisis is treated surgically when the baby is born. As you are 19 years old, you supposed to already had that intervention....

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My son is 5 years old. He was born with gastroschisis, do to many surgeries he now has short bowel syndrome. He was TPN dependent as an infant in...

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yes this elevated levels suggest there may be liver damage ..
but this enzymes level also slightly elevated in case of hemolysis or other organ...

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