Gastroschisis and VACTERL Association In a 28-Year-Old Male
Halar Habibullah, Sughra Perveen, Imran Khan, Tanveer Ahmed
In gastroschisis the intestine protrude through a paramedian defect in anterior abdominal wall. VACTERL is an acronym for vertebral, anorectal, cardiovascular anomalies, tracheoesophageal fistula, renal and limb anomalies. Although literature has discussed association of gastroschisis with cardiovascular anomalies, its association with VACTERL has not been described. This report describes a case of a 28-year-old male diagnosed as having gastroschisis together with VACTERL association.
Gastroschisis, VACTERL association, Adult.