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Congenital defect in the abdominal wall in an adult: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11484535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a rare case of a woman aged 38 who presented with an untreated omphalocele in association with a duplication of the vena cava and malposition of the right kidney. An aesthetic and functional reconstruction of the abdomen was achieved with local flaps and the creation of a neoumbilicus.
C Alfano; F R Grippaudo; A Tinti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery / Nordisk plastikkirurgisk forening [and] Nordisk klubb for handkirurgi     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0284-4311     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-03     Completed Date:  2001-12-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8707869     Medline TA:  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  221-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Plastic Surgery Department, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Muscles / abnormalities,  surgery
Abnormalities, Multiple / radiography,  surgery*
Hernia, Umbilical / radiography,  surgery*
Kidney / abnormalities
Surgical Flaps
Surgical Procedures, Operative / methods
Vena Cava, Inferior / abnormalities

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