omphalomesenteric duct

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omphalomesenteric duct

[¦äm·fə·lō‚mez·ən′ter·ik ′dəkt]
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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.
Meckel's diverticulum is the result of incomplete obliteration of the vitelline or omphalomesenteric duct and is the commonest congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal system [3].
KEY WORDS: Omphalomesenteric duct remnants, Omphalocele, Omphalomesenteric duct cyst, Newborn.
Persistent omphalomesenteric remains: their importance in the causation of intestinal duplication, cyst formation and obstruction.
A peri-umbilical incision was made, and a 3 cm length of distal ileum that had prolapsed through a patent omphalomesenteric duct was reduced (Fig.
Key words: Hernia; Meckel's diverticulum; Omphalomesenteric duct; Vitelin duct.
1] It is an incomplete closure of the omphalomesenteric or vitelline duct and maybe present in forms ranging from an unseen bump to a long projection in communication with the umbilicus via a persistent fibrous cord.
3,5 Its localization excluded known embryogenic remnants, such as vitelline arteries or veins or omphalomesenteric ducts or mesourachus.
Rich et al reported associated anomalies in 46% of children presenting with urachal anomalies including omphalocele, omphalomesenteric remnant, meningomyelocele, unilateral kidney, hydronephrosis and vaginal atresia (3).
They arise from the antimesenteric side of the bowel wall typically within 100 cm of the ileocecal valve and result from incomplete closure of the intestinal end of the embryonic omphalomesenteric duct.
Occlusion of the omphalomesenteric artery in utero.