umbilical folds

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umbilical folds

folds of peritoneum in the urinary bladder covering the embryological remnants of the urachus and umbilical arteries. The median umbilical fold covers the urachus, and the medial umbilical folds cover the umbilical arteries.
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In this approach a small curved incision of 3-4cms is made inside the umbilical fold which gets completely hidden after surgery.
Intra-operative findings confirmed extensive haematoma within the lateral umbilical fold, tracking retroperitoneally to the contained rupture of the right internal iliac artery aneurysm.