Patent Vitellointestinal Duct with Patent Urachus Presenting as Umbilical DischargeCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Anand Singla,
F-6, Tej Bagh Colony, Patiala-147001, Punjab, India.
Patent urachus with patent vitellointestinal duct is a rare combination to present in the same patient. We present a rare case of one year old male child with such a condition presenting with complaint of discharge from umblicus along with severe anaemia and an umblical granuloma. On exploratory laparotomy, patent tracts joining umblicus to ileum and umblicus to apex of urinary bladder were found. Both the tracts were excised and appropriate closure was done. Patient had been under follow up and is doing well.
Omphalomesenteric duct, Umbilical granuloma, Umbilical discharge, Urachal anomaly
Darshanjit Singh Walia, Anand Singla, Deeksha Singla, Rishabhpreet Kaur. PATENT VITELLOINTESTINAL DUCT WITH PATENT
URACHUS PRESENTING AS UMBILICAL DISCHARGE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 March [cited: 2017 Mar 29 ]; 11:PD01-. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 10, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Oct 29, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Nov 28, 2016
Date of Publishing: Mar, 01 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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