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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Physical examination revealed the presence of a brown, moderately painful nodule of about 2 cm in diameter located deep in the umbilical fold, with signs of recent bleeding.
2) The lateral umbilical folds are lateral to the medial umbilical fold and are the peritoneal covering of the deep inferior epigastric vessels.
In this approach a small curved incision of 3-4cms is made inside the umbilical fold which gets completely hidden after surgery.