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The umbilical mass: a rare neonatal anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17641925     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Umbilical anomalies are a rare presentation in the pediatric patient. The differential diagnosis includes anomalies resulting from urachal and vitelline duct derivatives such as urachal sinus, urachal cyst, urachal diverticulum, patent urachus, herniated Meckel's diverticulum, umbilico-enteric fistula, or umbilical polyp. In this article, a case presentation of an umbilical anomaly along with the differential diagnosis and management options are discussed. Based upon this review of the literature, the authors propose a management algorithm for treating children with umbilical anomalies.
Erica M Carlisle; James J Mezhir; Loretto Glynn; Donald C Liu; Mindy B Statter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-02-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-20     Completed Date:  2007-10-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  821-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Section of Pediatric Surgery, The University of Chicago, 5839 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4062, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Amnion / abnormalities*
Hernia, Umbilical / surgery*
Infant, Newborn
Umbilical Cord / abnormalities*
Urachus / abnormalities*

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