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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Limb-body wall complex


Other Names for this Disease
  • Short umbilical cord syndrome
  • Umbilical cord, short
  • Body stalk anomaly
  • Aplasia of the cord
  • Cyllosomas
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  • I have mono/di twins and one has limb-body wall complex. The other is "normal". How can this affect one and not the other? Click here for answer

  • My son had limb body-wall complex. I gave birth over 2.5 years ago.There is not a lot of information on the condition. Could you please send me some information? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Short umbilical cord syndrome
  • Umbilical cord, short
  • Body stalk anomaly
  • Aplasia of the cord
  • Cyllosomas
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.