Vitelline artery and vein remnants as a cause of intestinal obstruction

Sylvain Kleinhaus, Michael I. Cohen, Scott J. Boley

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Intestinal obstruction was produced by vitelline vascular remnants in three patients. The level of intestinal obstruction in these patients and the nature of the obstructing adhesive bands is explained by a review of the embryology and development of the vitelline vessels and their relationship to the gastrointestinal tract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-299
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1974
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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