Omphalomesenteric fistula

Omphalomesenteric fistula occurs as a result of failure of obliteration of the omphalomesenteric duct. It is one of the congenital fistulas of the gastrointestinal tract.

The treatment of choice is often a partial transumbilical resection with umbilical restitution.

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rID: 25488
Section: Gamuts
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Patent omphalomesenteric duct
  • Omphalomesenteric fistulation
  • Omphalo-mesenteric fistula

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