Rare Anomalies of the Umbilical Cord

  • Mohamed Fahmy


Generally the anomalies of the umbilical cord are rare; recently with the wide use of accurate ultrasound techniques and routine scanning for each pregnant women, it becomes possible to diagnose many rare cord anomalies; very rarely MRI is indicated to diagnose precisely some suspected cases; most of this cord anomalies are reported with twins and chromosomal anomalies. Some specific anomalies like cord cyst, haemangioma, knots and tumors were discussed before.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Fahmy
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric SurgeryAl Azher University Pediatric SurgeryCairoEgypt

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