Excisão laparoscópica de úraco remanescente em um adulto

Gustavo Lopes de Carvalho, Frederico Guilherme de Paula Lopes Santos, Roberta de Castro Chaves Cabral
2006 Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões  
Abnormalities of the urachus in adults are uncommon. Urachal tract remnants, which abnormally remain patent, may be responsible for abdominal pain and infection. The persistence of the urachus can lead to several abnormalities; and the patent urachus is one of the less frequent. A 25-year-old man presented a fluid secretion from the umbilicus that bled once and had three previous episodes of abdominal pain. Magnetic Resonance Imaging revealed a patent urachus, which was confirmed by
more » ... logical examination. The goal of this article is to report an urachal excision in a young adult with persistence of a patent urachus fully performed laparoscopically (Rev. Col. Bras. Cir. 2006; 33(6): 416-418).
doi:10.1590/s0100-69912006000600017 fatcat:ri3euz37cvdcjb2lykbmgy44qm