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.
KEY WORDS: Omphalomesenteric duct remnants, Omphalocele, Omphalomesenteric duct cyst, Newborn.
Omphalomesenteric duct cyst is infrequently reported.2,4 Vane et al found only three cases of OMD cyst in 217 children with OMD remnants.5 It may be found attached to the umbilicus, bowel or both.4 Males have higher incidence than females (4:1) as with other OM anomalies, and are not associated to maternal age, gravidity, race or prematurity.4,6
Omphalomesenteric duct cyst as a content of omphalocele.
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