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Table 3 Systemic classification of fatal congenital malformations

From: Determination of neonatal case-specific fatality rates in a tertiary health institution in North Central Nigeria

System involved (n) Specific malformation Frequency (%)
Gastrointestinal system (14) Oesophageal atresia 5 (18.5)
Ruptured Omphalocele major 2 (7.4)
Malrotation with volvulus 2 (7.4)
Caecal perforation 1 (3.7)
Ladds band 1 (3.7)
Ileal atresia 1 (3.7)
Gastroschisis 1 (3.7)
Jejunal atresia 1 (3.7)
Central nervous system (3) Congenital hydrocephalus:  
• Arnold Chiari malformation
• Dandy Walker syndrome
Ventriculomegaly
1 (3.7)
1 (3.7)
1 (3.7)
Urogenital system (3) Posterior urethral valve 3 (11.1)
Multiple congenital malformations (6) Non specified 6 (22.2)
Cardiac (1) Cyanotic Congenital heart disease 1(3.7)