The missing umbilical artery – A case report

Case Report

Author Details : Priyatharsini Pari*, Bharathi U, Pradha Velu, Sowndaravel S

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 322-324

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Single umbilical artery (SUA) is a condition where one umbilical artery exists. Normally, the umbilical artery contains two umbilical artery and one umbilical vein. The incidence of SUA varies from 0.2% to 0.8%. We present a case of SUA in a term baby with birth weight of 1.7kg delivered by a 28-year-old mother. SUA is a condition which must be kept in mind during histopathological examination since it helps in improving the neonatal and maternal care.

Keywords: Single Umbilical artery, Umbilical cord, Congenital anomalies

How to cite : Pari P, Bharathi U, Velu P, Sowndaravel S, The missing umbilical artery – A case report. IP J Diagn Pathol Oncol 2021;6(4):322-324

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Received : 18-09-2021

Accepted : 05-10-2021

Available online : 26-11-2021

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