Omphalomesenteric fistula

Omphalomesenteric fistula occurs as aresult of failure of obliteration of the omphalomeseneric duct. It is one of the congenital fistulas of gastrointestinal tract .

Treatment of choice is often a partial trans umbilical resection with umbilical restitution.

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

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