n South African Journal of Surgery - Intestinal prolapse through a persistent omphalomesenteric duct causing small-bowel obstruction : case report
|Article Title||Intestinal prolapse through a persistent omphalomesenteric duct causing small-bowel obstruction : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Affiliations||1 Hopital Laveran, France, 2 Hopital Bouffard, Djibouti, 3 Hopital Bouffard, Djibouti and 4 Hopital Bouffard, Djibouti|
|Publication Date||Aug 2012|
|Pages||102 - 103|
Persistent omphalomesenteric duct as a cause of small-bowel obstruction is an exceptional finding. A neonate presented with occlusion due to intestinal prolapse through a persistent omphalomesenteric duct. Remnants of the duct were successfully resected, and the postoperative course was uneventful. We discuss the presentation of omphalomesenteric duct and its management.
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