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Medical Term:

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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