Children's Hospital Colorado
Colorado Fetal Care Center

Abdominal Wall Defects

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Abdominal wall defects affect the stomach, intestines and other digestive organs in a developing fetus. They often are detected before a baby is born and can be treated in utero or after birth.

At the Colorado Fetal Care Center, we have a dedicated team of fetal care specialists who are well-acquainted with a variety abdominal wall defects. Thanks to their extensive knowledge and multidisciplinary approach, we are able to improve outcomes for babies diagnosed with these conditions.

Learn more about different abdominal wall defects and how we diagnose and treat them in our center:

Bladder exstrophy

Body-stalk anomaly

Cloacal exstrophy

Ectopia cordis



Pentalogy of Cantrell

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Michael Zaretsky, MD

Michael Zaretsky, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ob/Gyn Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Adel Younoszai, MD

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