Urachal cyst

What is Urachal cyst?

It is a cyst which occurs in the remnants between the umbilicus and bladder.It is characterized by abdominal pain, fever if infected.It may rupture,leading to peritonitis, or it may drain via umbilicus.

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what findings in an abdominal CT scan indicate the presence of a uarchal cyst as opposed to...

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The anatomic location serves as a distinction.

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I have gone carefully through...

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Patient is 68 years old. During surgery hernia surgery, the doctor felt a mass that he suspected was a uarchal cyst. Should it be biopsied.?...

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depends. please post details.

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If the urachal cyst is suspected...

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Hello I am 23 years old, throughout my life I have woken up numerous times with a very pungent smelling discharge of a lot of puss, blood and hair...

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This sound like urachal cyst indeed. This strange smell comes from urine. As this connects belly button and urinary...

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