[GH-RE] Limb Body Wall Complex (LBWC)

Re-uploaded video with additional annotated stills and footage for easier understanding, considering case is difficult.

Scan was recorded during my early days of residency so video isn’t as… thorough as I would like.

Anyhow, Limb Body Wall Complex is a syndrome including following features:

Abdominoschisis (anterior abdominal wall defect with freely herniating viscera). Complication of free floating bowel can lead to ischemia, which is demonstrated in this case here.

Thorachoschisis (anterior thoracic wall with possible cardiac herniation)

Exencephaly (Deficient cranium with loss of brain tissue)

Short / Absent umbilical cord (hence abdomino-placental attachment or close approximation of abdomen or cranium to placenta)

Kyphosis/scoliosis (usually pronounced, but not extensive here)

Large assortment of limb related abnormalities can be present including amelia / phocomelia (absent / underdeveloped limb), club foot, digit related anomalies (polydactyly, syndactyly) etc.


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