Short umbilical cord

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

Short umbilical cord has been variably defined. Considering the mean length of the umbilical cord is 50-70 cm 1-2, a short cord in absolute terms is usually taken as one that is under 35-40 cm in length at term 1-2

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rID: 13563
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Shortened umbilical cord

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