1. 1. A case of patent urachus in a one month old male is reported. 2. 2. Diagnostic studies are discussed briefly. The urethral catheter inserted for cystography verified the diagnosis when it immediately presented through the umbilicus. Cystogram permitted visualization of the entire defect. 3. 3. Surgical management is discussed. 4. 4. Surgical excision is the treatment of choice for a patent urachus. © 1954.
Benton, B. F., Lanford, H. G., & Hardy, J. D. (1954). Patent urachus. The American Journal of Surgery, 88(3), 513–515. https://doi.org/10.1016/0002-9610(54)90375-X