omphalomesenteric


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Related to omphalomesenteric: vitelline cyst, persistent vitelline duct

omphalomesenteric

 [om″fah-lo-mes″en-ter´ik]
pertaining to the umbilicus and mesentery.

om·pha·lo·mes·en·ter·ic

(om'fă-lō-mez'en-ter'ik),
1. Term denoting relationship of the midgut to the yolk sac. As the head and tail folds of the embryo continue to form, this relationship is diminished and is represented by a narrow yolk stalk or vitelline duct.
2. Relating to the vitelline duct.

om·pha·lo·mes·en·ter·ic

(om'fă-lō-mez'en-ter'ik)
1. Term denoting relationship of the midgut to the umbilical vesicle (yolk stalk). As the head and tail folds of the embryo continue to form, this relationship is diminished and is represented by a narrow omphaloenteric duct (yolk stalk) or vitelline duct.
2. Relating to the vitelline duct.
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Small-bowel prolapse through a persistent omphalomesenteric duct.
Patent omphalomesenteric duct: a case report and review of Japanese literature.
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.
This article reports the discovery during an inguinal herniorraphy in a four years old patient of a Meckel's diverticulum (this entity depends on the vitelin duct persistence, also known as the omphalomesenteric 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.
Incomplete obliteration of the omphalomesenteric duct is considered as the cause for this anomaly.
Touloukian was the first to describe about congenital bands causing small bowel obstruction in significant detail.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.