omphalomesenteric duct

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omphalomesenteric duct

[¦äm·fə·lō‚mez·ən′ter·ik ′dəkt]
(embryology)
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Also, in the present case, an association of chorangiosis with a multiple vessel umbilical cord, having 5 blood vessels with an omphalomesenteric duct remnant was identified.
Patent omphalomesenteric duct (yellow arrow, Figure 2) with prolapse of both proximal and distal segments of adjacent terminal ileum were noted.
[8] Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital abnormality of the small intestine and it is caused by an incomplete obliteration of the omphalomesenteric duct.
The embryologic explanation for celiac trunk variations is based on the different possibilities of closure between the longitudinal anastomosis and the four branches of the omphalomesenteric artery described by Tandler (1904).
The most common of these congenital lesions is Meckel diverticulum, a remnant of the omphalomesenteric duct that communicates with the antimesenteric border of the bowel and hence has a separate blood supply from the intestine.
Takikawa et Alternative study focus al., "Hernia of the umbilical cord Focus: hernia of umbilical cord and associated ileal prolapse through and ileal prolapse a patent omphalomesenteric duct: prenatal ultrasound and MRI findings," Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy, vol.
Omphalomesenteric duct (OMD) remnants and omphalocele are not infrequently seen in paediatric patients.
ATD was first introduced by Fitz in 1844 as "persistent omphalomesenteric remnants"6.
Although small-bowel obstruction is common, persistent omphalomesenteric duct as a cause of this condition is an exceptionally rare finding.
Meckel's diverticulum is a remnant of the omphalomesenteric duct which is normally obliterated by the 5th to 8th week of gestation.
Meckel's diverticulum is a remnant of omphalomesenteric or vitelline duct [7].
This pattern can be seen with complete midgut volvulus and bowel ischemia, but it can also be seen with low intestinal obstructions of other etiologies, including volvulus around an omphalomesenteric duct remnant.