Urachus

Known as: median umbilical ligament 
An embryonic structure originating from the ALLANTOIS. It is a canal connecting the fetal URINARY BLADDER and the UMBILICUS. It is normally converted… (More)
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2011
2011
INTRODUCTION Neoplasms originating from the urachus are rare. The most common urachal malignancy is adenocarcinoma, whereas… (More)
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2007
2007
We report 2 cases of patent urachus with bladder prolapse, which has a characteristic finding of "disappearance of cyst… (More)
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2004
2004
Umbilical cord anomalies remain a frequent newborn nursery consultation for the pediatric surgeon. The authors report on a giant… (More)
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2003
2003
Umbilical cord anomalies can often be detected prenatally by ultrasound, but a definitive prenatal diagnosis is not always… (More)
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2001
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2001
Computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography (US) are ideally suited for demonstrating urachal remnant diseases. A patent urachus… (More)
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2000
2000
Embryologically, the urachus represents the obliterated alantois in the form of a fibrous cord extending from the dome of the… (More)
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1998
1998
Adenocarcinomas of the urinary bladder are rare (1-5% of bladder tumours) and of notoriously poor prognosis. About one third of… (More)
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1997
1997
Patent urachus results when there is a persistence of an allantois remnant which normally undergoes atresia during embryological… (More)
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1992
1992
During the past 5 years, three patients with adenocarcinoma of the urachus were treated at our hospital. Abdominal… (More)
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1976
1976
Characteristic roentgenographic and anatomical features of a mucinous adenocarcinoma of the urachus were observed in two patients… (More)
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