Combined Omphalomesenteric and Urachal Remnants in an 18-Month-Old Girl


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Abstract:  A toddler with a persistent congenital umbilical papule is described. The papule was found to contain both omphalomesenteric and urachal remnants. This patient's findings illustrate the importance of further evaluation of umbilical lesions when conventional therapy with silver nitrate fails.