TITLE

Urachal-sigmoid fistula in an adult male

AUTHOR(S)
Flanagan, Deidre A.; Mellinger, John D.
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Aug1998, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p762
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a medical case of urachal-colonic fistula in an adult male. Description of urachal cysts; Prevalence of the disease during childhood; Rare cases of urachal cysts among persons over 40; Description of fistula in a patient with a normal colon; Description of the urachus; Use of primary percutaneous drainage to control infection before cyst excision.
ACCESSION #
923669

 

Related Articles

  • Rektuma Fistülize Tailgut Kisti: Olgu Sunumu. Tuzcu, Göksel; Barut, A. Yüksel; Öztürk, Adil; Yardımcı, A. Hande; Aybar, Mustafa D. // Medical Journal of Bakirkoy;Dec2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p190 

    Tailgut cysts are congenital lesions located in retrorectal area and originate from embryological tailgut. They often present in middle-aged women with perirectal symptoms. These cysts have occasionally shown retrorectal abscess, rectal fistula and malignant transformation. In this case report...

  • A bronchogenic cyst under the scapula with a fistula on the back. van der Velden, Arjan Schouten; Severijnen, René; Wobbes, Theo // Pediatric Surgery International;Oct2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p857 

    A 20-year-old patient with a chronic fistula located at the left scapular region caused by a deep located subscapular bronchogenic cyst is described.

  • Salivary fistulae. Sen, A.; Bhardwaj, M. // Pediatric Surgery International;Oct2000, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p510 

    Three cases of unusual cervical fistulae are presented with a review of the literature to caution against labelling all lateral cervical fistulae as simple branchial fistulae or midline ones as dermoid cysts.

  • Complete second branchial cleft anomaly presenting as a fistula and a tonsillar cyst: An interesting congenital anomaly. Thottam, Prasad John; Bathula, Samba S.; Poulik, Janet M.; Madgy, David N. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Oct/Nov2014, Vol. 93 Issue 10/11, p466 

    Branchial cleft anomalies make up 30% of all pediatric neck masses, but complete second branchial cleft anomalies are extremely rare. We report an unusual case of a complete second branchial cleft anomaly that presented as a draining neck fistula and a tonsillar cyst in an otherwise healthy...

  • Abscess formation as a complication of a ruptured urachal cyst. A. Ilica; Oner Mentes; Serkan Gur; Murat Kocaoglu; Aslan Bilici; Hidayet Coban // Emergency Radiology;Mar2007, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p333 

    Abstract??The urachus is a midline tubular structure that extends upward from the dome of the bladder toward the umbilicus. This tubular structure normally involutes before birth, remaining as a fibrous band with no known function. Persistence of all or any portion of the fetal urachus results...

  • Suspicion of prenatal pyriform sinus cyst and fistula: a case report. Yanai, Toshihiro; Yamataka, Atsuyuki; Kobayashi, Hiroyuki; Lane, Geoffrey J.; Miyano, Takeshi // Pediatric Surgery International;Jan2004, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p58 

    There has been no report describing suspected prenatal pyriform sinus (PS) cyst and fistula. We report a case suspected by prenatal ultrasonography and fetal MRI. A large cystic mass was found in the left neck of the fetus. After the baby was born, preoperative laryngoscopic catheterization of...

  • Surgery Rebuilds Girl's Face.  // Current Science;2/3/2012, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p15 

    The article presents information on Katie Meehan from Newcastle, England, who was born in 1995 with cystic hygroma, a facial abnormality with hard cysts under the skin, and the girl became normal after surgeon Ian Jackson surgically removed the cysts.

  • Only one study needed to diagnose urachal abnormalities. Newman, Laura // Urology Times;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p31 

    Reports that researchers has recommended the use of a sinogram as a radiologic study to diagnose urachal abnormalities. Study of cases of urachal anomalies by Bartley Cilento and Anthony Atala; Importance of surgical excision of a small part of the bladder cuff; Differentiation of a patent...

  • Carcinoma epidermoide en un quiste branquial vs. metástasis nodal cervical quística. Presentación de un caso y revisión de criterios diagnósticos. Martínez-Ciarpaglini, Carolina; García-Callejo, Francisco; Ferrández, Antonio // Revista Española de Patología;jul-sep2014, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p182 

    A branchial cleft cyst is a congenital lesion resulting from a defect in the obliteration of the branchial clefts. The epithelial component of the cyst may give rise to squamous cell carcinoma or "branchiogenic carcinoma". However, such an occurrence is controversial due to lack of diagnostic...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics