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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences


Umbilical Sinus: Case Report of a Rare Malformation of the Umbilicus


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Author Details: P.S. Dhot, Seema Goel, Priyanka Gulati, Faraz Nasir, Pritika Uniyal

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2455-1732

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Article First Page : 47

Article End Page : 49


Abstract

Umbilical sinus is a very rare type of malformation among all the vitello intestinal duct anomalies. The patient may present to the department of surgery or medicine complaining of umbilical discharge. It usually presents before adulthood and can be detected by history, appropriate clinical examination and biopsy. Umbilical sinus although rare, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any persisting umbilical discharge.

Key words:
Discharging Umbilicus, Malformation, Umbilical Sinus