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Clinical Features of an Omphalomesenteric (Vitelline) Duct Remnant

Specialty:

Dermatology

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Description:

The omphalomesenteric duct (OMD, vitelline duct) connects the yolk sac and small bowel. It usually regresses by the ninth week of gestation leaving a fibrous cord. Persistence of all or part of the omphalomesenteric duct may present with a variety of clinical findings.

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