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n South African Journal of Surgery - Intestinal prolapse through a persistent omphalomesenteric duct causing small-bowel obstruction : case report

Volume 50, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
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Abstract

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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2012-08-01
2016-12-09

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