Disease Information for Urachus, cyst

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Lower Abdominal Mass
Pelvic Mass on Exam
Umbilicus/Belly button drainage
Umbilicus/Belly button swelling
Adnexal mass
Bladder distension
Suprapubic pain
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Uterine fibroid/leiomyomas
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Midline structures/disorders (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Cysts (ex)
Definition

Cyst occurring in a persistent portion of the urachus, presenting as an extraperitoneal mass in the umbilical region. It is characterized by abdominal pain, and fever if infected. It may rupture, leading to peritonitis, or it may drain through the umbilicus.

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