G Mariotte

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Urachal cysts are not exceptional and are observed more often in children. In adults, they may become infected and cause clinical symptoms associating subumbilical midabdominal pain, fever, guarding and leukocytosis. Intraperitoneal rupture is exceptional (21 published cases) and only 7 cases have involved adult female patients. The authors report the case(More)
Peritonitis caused by a suppurating urachal cyst in a young woman. A review of the literature. Urachal cysts are not rare but occur much more often in children. In adults they may become infected and cause clinical symptoms including sub-umbilical mid-abdominal pain, fever, guarding and leukocytosis. Intraperitoneal rupture is rare (21 published cases) and(More)
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