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3 Cases of persistent urachus with umbilical abscess in Wistar rats

Author:
Borrás, M.
Source:
Laboratory animals 1983 v.17 no.1 pp. 55-58
ISSN:
1758-1117
Subject:
abscess, females, laboratory animals, microscopy, peduncle, rats, urachus
Abstract:
3 cases of persistent urachus are described in a small colony of Wistar rats: 2 cases were from 1 litter, and all were in females. The condition presented as a swelling in the umbilical region and on microscopic examination showed an abscess with an epithelial-lined peduncle. The condition has not been described previously in the rat.
Agid:
6245011