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Urachal Cyst MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Urachal Cyst
Tree Number(s)
C04.182.946
Unique ID
D014496
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014496
Annotation
non-neoplastic; do not confuse with patent urachus (= URACHUS /‌abnorm)
Scope Note
Cyst occurring in a persistent portion of the urachus, presenting as an extraperitoneal mass in the umbilical region. It is characterized by abdominal pain, and fever if infected. It may rupture, leading to peritonitis, or it may drain through the umbilicus.
Entry Term(s)
Umbilical Cyst
Public MeSH Note
81; was UMBILICAL CYST 1963-80
Online Note
use URACHAL CYST to search UMBILICAL CYST 1966-80
History Note
81; was UMBILICAL CYST 1963-80
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Urachal Cyst Preferred
Umbilical Cyst Related
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