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Congenital Abnormalities

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Single umbilical artery » Abdomen Q27.0

Definition:

Absence of one of the two normal umbilical arteries. Only two vessels present: one artery and one vein.

Notes:

Normally there are 3 vessels, one vein with a larger caliber, and two arteries. It can be seen with the naked eye.

Image:

2 cases with single umbilical artery.

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