Omphalomesenteric duct malformations.

  title={Omphalomesenteric duct malformations.},
  author={Thomas C. Moore},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric surgery},
  volume={5 2},
Omphalomesenteric duct malformations comprise a wide spectrum of anatomic structures and associated symptoms (or no symptoms). They may range from a completely patent omphalomesenteric duct at the umbilicus to a variety of lesser remnants including cysts, fibrous cords connecting the umbilicus to the distal ileum, granulation tissue at the umbilicus, umbilical hernias, and the famous diverticulum of Meckel. Symptoms may involve fecal fistulas at the umbilicus, intussusception/prolapse of ileum… CONTINUE READING