Omphalocele with Dextrocardia - A Rare Association

  • Vikal Chandra Shakya Department of Surgery, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • C S Agrawal Department of Surgery, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • N R Shrestha Department of Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • K Dhungel Department of Radiology, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • S Adhikary Department of Surgery, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan

Abstract

Omphalocele is frequently associated with many other congenital malformations. In cardiac
anomalies, association of omphalocele with dextrocardia has been rarely noticed before. We present
here a child with dextrocardia and omphalocele alongwith a brief review of the literature on this rare
association.
Key Words: congenital malformations, dextrocardia, omphalocele

Published
2009-07-01
How to Cite
Shakya, V., Agrawal, C., Shrestha, N., Dhungel, K., & Adhikary, S. (2009). Omphalocele with Dextrocardia - A Rare Association. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 48(175). https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.196
Section
Case Reports