Urachal Abnormalities - UCSF Department of Urology

    Urachal Abnormalities What is the urachus? The urachus is a remnant of a channel between the bladder and the umbilicus (belly button) where urine initially drains in the fetus during the 1st trimester of pregnancy. The channel of the urachus usually seals off and obliterates around the 12th week of gestation and all that is left is a small

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