"Urachal Cyst" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cyst occurring in a persistent portion of the urachus, presenting as an extraperitoneal mass in the umbilical region. It is characterized by abdominal pain, and fever if infected. It may rupture, leading to peritonitis, or it may drain through the umbilicus.
- Urachal Cyst
- Cyst, Urachal
- Cysts, Urachal
- Urachal Cysts
- Umbilical Cyst
- Cyst, Umbilical
- Cysts, Umbilical
- Umbilical Cysts
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Urachal Cyst" by people in Profiles.
Management of urachal remnants in early childhood. J Urol. 2008 Oct; 180(4 Suppl):1824-6; discussion 1827.