International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Surgery | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022


A Rare Case of Urachal Sinus

Ravula Supraja Ram [2] | Nishkanth Mali | BRIG P. Krishna Murthy


Abstract: The urachus is a tubular, midline structure, located preperitoneal in the centre of a pyramidal shaped space, lined by obliterated umbilical arteries with its base on the dome on the bladder and the tip directed towards the umbilicus. Abnormalities in the closure of the intraembryonic portion of the allantoic lumen result in urachal abnormalities. Incidence of Urachal sinus is about 15% and is more common in children, rare in adults. Here we are presenting a rare case of a 24-year-old male who presented with swelling and discharge from umbilicus and on clinical examination and investigations with USG and cystogram was diagnosed to have urachal sinus which was treated surgically by excision. Histopathology report of the excised tract showed features suggestive of urachal sinus. Post operative period was uneventful.


Keywords: urachus, allantois, cystogram


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,


Pages: 827 - 829


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