Fetus with Lateral Gastroschisis Born to a Celiac Mother

Kaushaki Shankar, Parveen Kumar, Ashish Jain, Abhishek Chopra


Gastroschisis is a rare anterior abdominal wall defect which develops secondary to an early embryonic vascular defect. We report here a rare site of gastroschisis involving the posterior aspect of lateral abdominal wall on the right side, born to a celiac mother. There is no reported literature on any association between gastroschisis and celiac disease. We propose here possible role of palmitic acid pathway in this index case.


Gastroschisis; Lateral gastroschisis; Celiac disease

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/jns.v8i1.855


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