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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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GIMENO ARGENTE, V. et al. Infected urachal cyst during childhood. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2006, vol.30, n.10, pp.1034-1037. ISSN 0210-4806.

Urachal cysts are congenital anomalies detected predominantly during the childhood. They are often diagnosed when an infection occur mimicking a variety of acute intra-abdominal or pelvic processes. We present a case in a 7-year-old female infant, diagnosed of infected urachal cyst. The embryologic origin of this anomaly, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment are discussed.

Keywords : Urachal anomalies; Urachal cyst; Infection.

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