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The incidence of gastroschisis: Is also increasing in Spain, particularly among babies of young mothers

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7538.424 (Published 16 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:424
  1. Eva Bermejo, responsible for epidemiology section (eva.bermejo@isciii.es),
  2. Jacobo Mendioroz, collaborator,
  3. Lourdes Cuevas, collaborator,
  4. María-Luisa Martínez-Frías, director
  1. ECEMC (Spanish Collaborative Study of Congenital Malformations), CIAC (Centro de Investigación sobre Anomalías Congénitas), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
  2. ECEMC (Spanish Collaborative Study of Congenital Malformations), CIAC (Centro de Investigación sobre Anomalías Congénitas), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain

    EDITOR—Kilby drew attention to the increasing incidence of gastroschisis in the United Kingdom, particularly among babies of young mothers.1 This has also been shown by Donaldson and by Mastroiacovo et al (previous letter).2

    In the Spanish collaborative study of congenital malformations (ECEMC), an ongoing case-control study and surveillance system,35 we …

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