omphalomesenteric duct


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Related to omphalomesenteric duct: omphalocele, Meckel's diverticulum, urachus

omphalomesenteric duct

[¦äm·fə·lō‚mez·ən′ter·ik ′dəkt]
(embryology)
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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.
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.
When it persists it can result in a number of diverse anomalies like entero-umbilical fistula, umbilical sinus, persistent fibrous cord, mesodiverticular vascular band, omphalomesenteric duct cyst, strawberry umbilical tumor.
Meckels diverticulum is a persistent remnant of the omphalomesenteric duct.
The omphalomesenteric duct connects the yolk sac to the intestinal tract during early fetal life.