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umbilical cord pseudocyst

Monday 13 March 2006


- degeneration of Wharton jelly
- absence of epithelial lining inside the cyst wall

Differential diagnosis

- umbilical cord cysts


- omphalocele (15449087)


- Emura T, Kanamori Y, Ito M, Tanaka Y, Hashizume K, Marumo G, Goishi K. Omphalocele associated with a large multilobular umbilical cord pseudocyst. Pediatr Surg Int. 2004 Aug;20(8):636-9. PMID: 15449087