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Urachal remnant presenting as a giant, cystic umbilical cord

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Haac, B., Garcia, A. & Moore, J. Urachal remnant presenting as a giant, cystic umbilical cord. Pediatr Surg Int 33, 393–395 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00383-016-4040-9

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Keywords

  • Umbilical Cord
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Posterior Urethral Valve
  • Bladder Exstrophy
  • Urachal Cyst