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Suprapubic versus prepubic sinus: a literature review

Abstract

Urachal sinus usually presents with umbilical discharge and the opening can rarely be located between the umbilicus and the symphysis pubis and the so called suprapubic sinus (SPS). There is another different entity of cases reported in literature with a similar presentation but with an opening anywhere between the umbilicus and symphysis pubis but differs from SPS in the pathway of the tract and the epithelial lining. We report a case of a 2-year-old boy presenting with a prepubic sinus that was managed with surgical excision. After a thorough literature review, we compare our case to other prepubic and SPS.

  • congenital disorders
  • paediatric surgery
  • urological surgery
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