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(a) Gastroschisis : Transvaginal scan shows eviscerated bowel (arrow) appearing as a cauliflower -like mass in a 13 weeks mature fetus. No covering membrane is seen. (b) Gastroschisis in a 16 weeks mature fetus. Bowel loop was significantly enlarged suggesting bowel obstruction. Note the typical umbilical cord (UC) insertion in a case of gastroschisis. (c) Gastroschisis at 29 weeks gestation, showing cauliflower-like mass without any covering membrane.

(a) Gastroschisis : Transvaginal scan shows eviscerated bowel
(arrow) appearing as a cauliflower -like mass in a 13 weeks
mature fetus. No covering membrane is seen.
(b) Gastroschisis in a 16 weeks mature fetus. Bowel loop was
significantly enlarged suggesting bowel obstruction. Note the
typical umbilical cord (UC) insertion in a case of gastroschisis.
(c) Gastroschisis at 29 weeks gestation, showing cauliflower-like
mass without any covering membrane.