TITLE

The giant umbilical cord

AUTHOR(S)
Wildhaber, B. E.; Antonelli, E.; Pfister, R. E.
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Nov2005, Vol. 90 Issue 6, pF535
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The giant umbilical cord is a rare malformation of the umbilical cord that can easily be diagnosed on prenatal scans and is unmistakable postnatally. We report a case to highlight issues of this rare finding. Visual diagnosis is easy and surgical repair is usually required.
ACCESSION #
18940261

 

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