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Giant Umbilical Cord with Pericentric Inversion of Chromosome 9: A Case Report

Volume 1 - Issue 7

Yeon Jun Jeong*1, Jin Kyu Kim2 and Shin Hyun Beak1

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    • 1Department of General Surgery, Chonbuk National University School of Medicine, Korea
    • 2Department of Pediatrics, Chonbuk National University School of Medicine, Korea

    *Corresponding author: Yeon Jun Jeong, Department of General Surgery, Chonbuk National University School of Medicine, 20, Geonji-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do 54907, Korea, Tel: 82-630-250-1460; Fax: 82-63-250-1464; Email: surgeon@jbnu.ac.kr

Received: December 12, 2017;   Published: December 15, 2017

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000598

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Abstract

A giant umbilical cord is a rare malformation of the umbilical cord. We report the case of a term male newborn with a 25*5cm umbilical cord and pericentric inversion of chromosome 9 [inv(9)(p12q13)] associated with a patent urachus, which required surgical repair.

Keywords: Chromosome Inversion; Giant Umbilical Cord; Operative Exploration; Patent Urachus

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