false knots

false knots

, false knots of umbilical cord
local increases in length or varicosity of the umbilical vein, causing markedly apparent twisting of the cord.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
False knots were noted in 3 cases (6%) and thrombosis noted in 1 case (2%) in this study.
False knots are exaggerated loops of cord vasculature.