A rare cause of umbilical cord hernia: Ileocecal junction atresia: Case report Umbilikal kord hernisinin nadir bir nedeni: İleoçekal bileşke atrezisi

Adigüzel Ü., Kaçar M., KIRIŞTIOĞLU İ., Doǧruyol H.

Turkiye Klinikleri Pediatri, vol.21, no.1, pp.34-36, 2012 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: Turkiye Klinikleri Pediatri
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-36
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Congenital abdominal wall defects are omphalocele, gastroschisis and umblical cord hernia (UCH) in order of frequency. Etiologies and the morphological appearance of these abnormalities are different. UCH is a rare abnormality of the anterior abdominal wall and, often miscategorized as omphalocele minor. Although the UCH cases with a variety of intestinal diseases reported in the literature the case with ileocecal junction atresia hasn't been found. In this study, a case with UCH is presented caused by ileal dilatation due to ileocecal junction atresia. Copyright © 2012 by Türkiye Klinikleri.