In gastroschisis, the opening is almost always to the right of the umbilicus, although eight cases of left-sided gastroschisis have been reported in the literature. We encountered two additional cases of left-sided gastroschisis. One was treated successfully, but the another child died. We report the present two these two cases and a review of the literature.
Pediatric Surgery International 07/2004; 20(6):472-3. DOI:10.1007/s00383-004-1181-z · 1.06 Impact Factor