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Allantoic cyst and patent urachus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19057858     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Allantoic cysts of the umbilical cord are extremely rare anomalies. Only few cases have been reported in the postnatal life. The etiopathogenesis is still obscure. We describe a case of allantoic cyst and patent urachus in a newborn associated with hypospadias and meatal obstruction. We also present the review of literature regarding this entity, embryology and etiopathogenesis.
Kamalesh Pal; Hamdi Ashri; Fouad Ali Al-Ghazal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-12-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-30     Completed Date:  2009-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  221-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Maternity and Children's Hospital, Al Ahsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Cysts / surgery
Hypospadias / diagnosis
Infant, Newborn
Umbilical Cord / abnormalities*
Urachus / abnormalities*
Urologic Surgical Procedures / methods*

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