Correlapaedia - a Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery, and Pathology: Case 25
Preoperative photograph shows the umbilical cord entering the omphalocele sac. The apex of the heart can be seen under the superior portion of the sac. The upper portion of the heart is covered by skin but the sternum is split. The abdominal wall was lax and redundant from the ascites which had been aspirated.
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