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Limb-body wall complex


Other Names for this Disease
  • Aplasia of the cord
  • Body stalk anomaly
  • Cyllosomas
  • LBWC syndrome
  • Limb body wall complex
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Treatment

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How might limb-body wall complex be treated?

Unfortunately, there is no cure for limb-body wall complex and it is generally considered to be incompatible with life (fatal).[1][2][3]
Last updated: 4/2/2015

References
  1. Courtney D Stephenson, DO; Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM; Andrew P MacKenzie, MD. Body stalk anomaly and cloacal exstrophy. UptoDate. November 2014; Accessed 4/2/2015.
  2. Keerthi Kocherla, Vasantha Kumari, and Prasada Rao Kocherla. Prenatal diagnosis of body stalk complex: A rare entity and review of literature. Indian J Radiol Imaging. Jan-Mar 2015; 25(1):67-70.
  3. Panduranga Chikkannaiah, Hema Dhumale, Ranjit Kangle, and Rosini Shekar. Limb Body Wall Complex: A Rare Anomaly. J Lab Physicians. Jan-Jun 2013; 5(1):65-67.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Aplasia of the cord
  • Body stalk anomaly
  • Cyllosomas
  • LBWC syndrome
  • Limb body wall complex
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.