umbilical adenoma

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Umbilical adenoma is clinically indistinguishable from an umbilical granuloma but the cause is quite different.

An umbilical adenoma is a patch of vitellointestinal epithelium left behind when the vitellointestinal duct closed. It may form in a deep sinus in the depths of the umbilicus, but commonly protrudes to from it like a raspberry.

The mother complains that the baby has a lump at the umbilicus and a mucous discharge.

Last reviewed 01/2018