Umbilical arteriovenous malformation: a case report and literature review

Meyer, M.; Barsness, K. A.

Pediatr Surg Int. 2013 Mar 12; 29(8):851-3


Arteriovenous malformations can lead to life-threatening complications, particularly in neonates. Only a few case reports document arteriovenous malformations of the umbilicus, all presenting with complications and necessitating urgent surgical intervention. We report the case of a neonate with an incidentally noted umbilical arteriovenous malformation, treated with laparoscopic assisted resection.

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