vitellointestinal

vitellointestinal

(vī″tĕl-ō-ĭn-tĕs′tĭn-ăl)
Pert. to the embryonic yolk sac and the intestinal tract.
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It develops due to the persistence of the congenital vitellointestinal duct.
There are Meckel's diverticulum, volvulus of gut, ileal atresia, vitellointestinal duct, colonic perforation etc.
Abdominal wall defects like gastroschisis, omphalocele, patent vitellointestinal duct, exstrophy bladder, and cloacal exstrophy accounted for 8.15% of the anomalies.
As the vitellointestinal duct connects the developing midgut to the yolk sac in the embryo, incomplete resorption of the obliterated vitelline duct results in fibrous band connecting the distal ileum to the umbilicus.
This persistent part is normally present in early fetal life as the proximal part of the vitellointestinal duct, which usually disappears later.
It is a true diverticulum found in the anti-mesenteric boarder comprising of all intestinal layers and is due to the persistence of the vitellointestinal duct.
Commonly encountered conditions include oesophageal atresia with or without tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), imperforate anus with or without rectovesical or rectovaginal fistula, atresia or stenosis of various parts of GIT (duodenal, jejuna, ileal etc.), persistence of vitellointestinal duct impart (Meckel's Diverticulum) or whole, aganglionosis of colon (Hirschsprung's disease), malrotation of gut etc.