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Vol. 18 - Num. 71

Clinical Reviews

Infected urachal abnormality as the cause of an infant irritability

Manuel Vargas Péreza, Leopoldo Martínez Martínezb, Fernando Baquero Artigaoc

aServicio de Pediatría. Hospital de Poniente. El Ejido. Almería. España.
bServicio de Cirugía Pediátrica. Hospital Universitario Infantil La Paz. Madrid. España.
cSociedad Española de Infectología Pediátrica (SEIP). España.

Correspondence: M Vargas. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Vargas Pérez M, Martínez Martínez L, Baquero Artigao F. Infected urachal abnormality as the cause of an infant irritability. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2016;18:259-62.

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We report the case of a 5-month old infant who presents irritability and abdominal distention in the context of a congenital anomaly of the urachus. Symptomatology, additional tests and treatment, as well as the main differential diagnoses, are reviewed in the text.


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