Umbilical cord ulceration and intestinal atresia

Michiko Yamanaka, Makiko Ohyama, Mitsuhiko Koresawa, Motoyoshi Kawataki, Itsuroh Ohsaki, Yukichi Tanaka

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Umbilical ulceration is an extremely rare complication in the perinatal period. We encountered a case of intestinal atresia complicated by massive intrauterine hemorrhage due to the umbilical cord ulceration. This is the fifth reported case demonstrating an association between the umbilical cord ulceration and intestinal atresia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-212
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Dec 27


  • intestinal atresia
  • intrauterine hemorrhage
  • umbilical cord ulceration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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