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umbilical granuloma

Thursday 17 June 2010

Umbilical granulomas show variable inflammatory changes ranging from abscess formation to granulomatous areas.

Sometimes hair shafts or debris are present with associated foreign body giant cells. There is variable fibrosis.

See also

- human development

  • digestive development

- omphalomesenteric duct remnant
- enteric fistula
- umbilical sinus
- subcutaneous cyst
- umbilical polyps
- umbilical tumors