Document Detail

Delayed separation of an appendix-containing umbilical stump.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8749934     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of delayed separation of the umbilical cord is reported. Ultrasonography and radiographic examination of the stump showed connection with the bowel. During surgery the cord was found to contain the appendix. The authors hypothesize that this anomaly represents a small omphalocele, resulting from failure of the gut to withdraw completely from the umbilical cord, or, less likely, a hernia.
C Borgna-Pignatti; I A Andreis; G Bettili; G Zamboni
Related Documents :
451844 - Primary rhabdomyosarcoma of the tentorium with peculiar angiographic findings.
12161904 - Intravascular malignant lymphomatosis: report of 2 neurological cases.
12859934 - Double myelomeningocele: case report and review.
2243224 - The spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. a study of the etiology.
21079984 - Ectopic olfactory neuroblastoma: report of four cases and a review of the literature.
9332584 - Antibodies anti bloodstream and circumsporozoite antigens (plasmodium vivax and plasmod...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-20     Completed Date:  1996-09-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1717-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Policlinico Borgo Roma, Italy.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Appendix / abnormalities*,  pathology,  surgery
Cecum / abnormalities,  pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Hernia, Umbilical / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Infant, Newborn
Umbilical Cord / abnormalities*,  pathology,  surgery

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Hepatocellular carcinoma complicating biliary cirrhosis caused by biliary atresia: report of a case.
Next Document:  Nonoperative management of biliary tract fistulas after blunt abdominal trauma in a child.