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2006-12-05-16 Patent urachus © Andreeva

Patent urachus

Elena Andreeva, MD*, Natalia Odegova, MD*, Mikhail Medvedev, MD**.


Medical genetic center, Gomel, Belarus;


Moscow, Russia.


22-year-old woman (G1P0). This is a first trimester scan (11w2d) of a fetus with patent urachus. Karyotype was normal (46XY). Parents decided for termination of the pregnancy. These are the pictures that we obtained.

Dilated urachus and communication between urinary bladder and urachus (allantoic duct).


Sagittal sections - dilated urinary bladder and urachus


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