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Prolapse of Ileal Mucosa Through the Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct.
Hwan Gyu Park, Ki Soo Pai, Jeong Wan Yoo, Kook In Park, Ran Namgung, Chul Lee, Dong Gwan Han, Eui Ho Hwang, In Joon Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(12):1713-1717.   Published online December 31, 1990
The omphalomesenteric duct in the embryo is a communication between the yolk sac and primitive gut. The duct closes by six to eight weeks of intrauterine life and disappears soon after. Patent omphalomesenteric duct is a congenital anomaly which occurs when there is incomplete closure of the duct during this period. The authors experienced a cases whereby a 29-day old male baby had patent...
Case Report
Two Cases of Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct.
Heon Kyung Lee, Ki Tae Kim, Woo Yeong Cheong, Soon Yong Lee, Young Sik Park, Yeon Soon Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(10):1013-1017.   Published online October 31, 1983
Patent omphalomesenteric duct occurs when there is primary failure of luminal closure of vitellointestinal duct during the fetal life, and it makes an abnormal communication between the intestine and the umbilicus. We presented two cases of patent omphalomesenteric duct in the neonatal period. Diagnosis was confirmed by radiological examination and surgery. Surgical removal was done successfully. A brief review of related literature was also presented.
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