urachal

u·ra·chal

(yūr'ă-kăl),
Relating to the urachus.

u·ra·chal

(yūr'ă-kăl)
Relating to the urachus.

urachal

(ū′ră-kăl) [Gr. ourachos, fetal urinary canal]
Rel. to the urachus.

urachal

pertaining to urachus.

urachal abscess
a mass palpable in the abdomen dorsal to the umbilicus to which it is usually connected by a fistula that drips pus continually.
urachal cyst
symptomless fluid-filled cavities in the urachal ligament.
urachal diverticulum
visible with contrast radiography as an extension of the bladder at the vertex. See also vesicourachal diverticulum.
urachal inflammation
usually results from an extensive infection of the umbilicus. The urachus may or may not be pervious. Cystitis or urachal abscess may follow.
persistent urachal ligament
maintains tension on the bladder leading to incomplete filling and emptying. The elongated bladder with a pointed vertex is readily visible radiologically.
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CG is present in 14% to 67% of patients with non-urachal adenocarcinoma of the bladder, (12) while CG with atypia in a fundal-based adenocarcinoma excludes the diagnosis of urachal adenocarcinoma.
Primary malignancy of the urachal remnant is a rare neoplasm that accounts for less than 0.
The gas may also outline the median umbilical ligament that is composed of the urachal vestige.
2,3) These tumors are also grouped as urachal and nonurachal type, the latter being the focus of this review.
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They may be congenital, as in paraureteral (Hutch) and urachal diverticula, or acquired.
Eosinophilic cystitis following an urachal remnant.
Initial diagnosis is often difficult, as it mimics urothelial or urachal tumours.
Mucinous adenocarcinoma with superficial stromal invasion and villous adenoma of urachal remnants: a case report.
Extraintestinal carcinomas that are frequently positive for CDX-2 include urachal adenocarcinomas arising in the urinary bladder and ovarian mucinous carcinomas.
Urachal Carcinomas of the Non glandular type: Salient Features and Considerations in Pathologic Diagnosis.