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omphalomesenteric cyst


Definition: cystic lesion found within the umbilical cord, presumed to develop from remnants of the omphaloenteric duct (vitelline duct) early in gestation. May be found on prenatal ultrasound.

Synonym(s): omphalomesenteric duct cyst

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