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Classification of DiSantis et al for Vitelline or Urachal Duct Abnormalities

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Normally the vitelline and urachal ducts regress with fibrous obliteration. DiSantis et al used a simple classification system to describe abnormalities involving patent remnants fo the vitelline or urachal duct. The authors are from DePaul Medical Center (Norfolk), Eastern Virginia Medical School, Washington University and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

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