The Giant Umbilical Cord: An Unusual Presentation of a Patent Urachus

Kerilyn K. Nobuhara, Jeffrey R. Lukish, Gary E. Hartman, James C. Gilbert

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Abstract

Umbilical cord anomalies remain a frequent newborn nursery consultation for the pediatric surgeon. The authors report on a giant umbilical cord associated with a patent urachus. Although it is an uncommon anomaly, operative exploration must be carried out to repair the associated urachal remnant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)128-129
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Umbilical cord
  • Urachus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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