The significance of one umbilical artery.

  title={The significance of one umbilical artery.},
  author={E FAIERMAN},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  • Published 1960 in Archives of disease in childhood
Absence of one umbilical artery is a rare finding, usually associated with other severe congenital malformations. The earliest recorded case is attributed to Casp. Bauhin in 1621, although Noortwyck (1743) quotes Vesalius' description 'unam tantum arteriam in fune Fallopius vidit'. Otto (1830) collected 41 case reports from the literature, and Hyrtl (1870) described 14 cases of his own and found 16 more in the literature. Browne (1925) referred to one case with a single artery and numerous… CONTINUE READING


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