Urachal cyst: Introduction
Urachal cyst: A cyst which occurs in the remnants between the umbilicus and bladder.
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Definitions of Urachal cyst:
Cyst occurring in a persistent portion of the urachus, presenting as an extraperitoneal mass in the umbilical region. It is characterized by abdominal pain, and fever if infected. It may rupture, leading to peritonitis, or it may drain through the umbilicus.
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Urachal cyst is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Urachal cyst, or a subtype of Urachal cyst,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Urachal cyst as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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