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Urachal Cyst MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Urachal Cyst
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Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
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
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Urachal Cyst Preferred
Umbilical Cyst Related
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