"Urachus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An embryonic structure originating from the ALLANTOIS. It is a canal connecting the fetal URINARY BLADDER and the UMBILICUS. It is normally converted into a fibrous cord postnatally. When the canal fails to be filled and remains open (patent urachus), urine leaks through the umbilicus.
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Mercier F, Passot G, Villeneuve L, Levine EA, Yonemura Y, Go?r? D, Sugarbaker PH, Marolho C, Bartlett DL, Glehen O. Peritoneal Carcinomatosis of Urachus Origin Treated by Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC): An International Registry of 36 Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Apr; 25(4):1094-1100.