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Caput medusae

MedGen UID:
526199
Concept ID:
C0221226
Finding
Synonyms: Caput Medusae; Cirsomphalos; Distended umbilical veins; Palm tree sign
SNOMED CT: Caput Medusae (402844009); Cirsomphalos (111294009); Distended umbilical veins (111294009)
 
HPO: HP:0025203

Definition

Distended and engorged umbilical veins which are seen radiating from the umbilicus across the abdomen to join systemic veins. [from HPO]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Rammos SK, Maina R, Lanzino G
Neurosurgery 2009 Jul;65(1):20-9; discussion 29-30. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000347091.06694.3E. PMID: 19574822

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

García-Manzanares ME, Lancharro-Bermúdez M, Fernandez-Lasquetty-Blanc B, Hernández-Martínez A, Rodríguez-Almagro J, Caparros-Sanz MR
J Adv Nurs 2023 Feb;79(2):630-640. Epub 2022 Nov 17 doi: 10.1111/jan.15497. PMID: 36394252Free PMC Article
Jain NP, Shao K, Stewart C, Grant-Kels JM
Clin Dermatol 2021 Sep-Oct;39(5):772-783. Epub 2021 May 21 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2021.05.005. PMID: 34785005
Dinis-Oliveira RJ, Mãgalhaes T, Queirós O, Proença JB, Moreira R, de Lourdes Bastos M, Carvalho F
Curr Drug Abuse Rev 2015;8(2):86-103. doi: 10.2174/1874473708666150916113352. PMID: 26452450
Takai K, Komori T, Taniguchi M
J Neurosurg Spine 2015 Oct;23(4):526-33. Epub 2015 Jun 26 doi: 10.3171/2014.11.SPINE14786. PMID: 26115024
Pearl MS, Chen JX, Gregg L, San Millàn D, Belzberg A, Jallo G, Gailloud P
Neurosurgery 2012 Sep;71(1 Suppl Operative):125-32. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31825d8f9a. PMID: 22596040

Diagnosis

Bourseau S, Bastens B, Leclercq P
Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2022 Jul-Sep;85(3):542. doi: 10.51821/85.3.10418. PMID: 36198302
Jozef Č
Cesk Slov Oftalmol 2020 Fall;1(Ahead of print):1-8. doi: 10.31348/2020/8. PMID: 33086846
Ahmed M, AlMarzooqi MK, Younes BM, Alokaili RN, Azam F
Neurol Sci 2020 Aug;41(8):2147-2155. Epub 2020 Mar 4 doi: 10.1007/s10072-020-04294-9. PMID: 32128649
Strauss C, Sivakkolunthu M, Ayantunde AA
Korean J Gastroenterol 2014 Nov;64(5):290-3. doi: 10.4166/kjg.2014.64.5.290. PMID: 25420739
Rammos SK, Maina R, Lanzino G
Neurosurgery 2009 Jul;65(1):20-9; discussion 29-30. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000347091.06694.3E. PMID: 19574822

Therapy

Jain NP, Shao K, Stewart C, Grant-Kels JM
Clin Dermatol 2021 Sep-Oct;39(5):772-783. Epub 2021 May 21 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2021.05.005. PMID: 34785005
Dinis-Oliveira RJ, Mãgalhaes T, Queirós O, Proença JB, Moreira R, de Lourdes Bastos M, Carvalho F
Curr Drug Abuse Rev 2015;8(2):86-103. doi: 10.2174/1874473708666150916113352. PMID: 26452450
Shang HM, Song H, Shen SJ, Yao X, Wu B, Wang LN, Jiang YY, Ding GD
J Sci Food Agric 2015 Jan;95(2):267-74. Epub 2014 May 27 doi: 10.1002/jsfa.6711. PMID: 24771556
Sciascia S, Mario F, Bertero MT
J Clin Rheumatol 2010 Sep;16(6):302. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0b013e3181ef7116. PMID: 20808175
Thompson J
J ET Nurs 1993 Sep-Oct;20(5):216-9. PMID: 8110888

Prognosis

Bourseau S, Bastens B, Leclercq P
Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2022 Jul-Sep;85(3):542. doi: 10.51821/85.3.10418. PMID: 36198302
Russo M, Bolcato M, Aprile A
Med Sci Law 2021 Apr;61(2):155-157. Epub 2021 Jan 11 doi: 10.1177/0025802420986704. PMID: 33430691
Öztoprak B, Öztoprak I, Yıldız ÖK
Clin Radiol 2016 May;71(5):418-26. Epub 2016 Mar 7 doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2016.02.005. PMID: 26966086
Takai K, Komori T, Taniguchi M
J Neurosurg Spine 2015 Oct;23(4):526-33. Epub 2015 Jun 26 doi: 10.3171/2014.11.SPINE14786. PMID: 26115024
Yester MA, Ajizian SJ
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010 Jul;11(4):e44-7. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181dde3dd. PMID: 20407398

Clinical prediction guides

Zhang J, Wang S, Jiang Y, Zhang Y
Am J Case Rep 2024 May 19;25:e943363. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.943363. PMID: 38762752Free PMC Article
García-Manzanares ME, Lancharro-Bermúdez M, Fernandez-Lasquetty-Blanc B, Hernández-Martínez A, Rodríguez-Almagro J, Caparros-Sanz MR
J Adv Nurs 2023 Feb;79(2):630-640. Epub 2022 Nov 17 doi: 10.1111/jan.15497. PMID: 36394252Free PMC Article
Hashikata H, Maki Y, Ishibashi R, Goto M, Toda H
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2022 Sep;31(9):106608. Epub 2022 Jul 14 doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2022.106608. PMID: 35843054
Öztoprak B, Öztoprak I, Yıldız ÖK
Clin Radiol 2016 May;71(5):418-26. Epub 2016 Mar 7 doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2016.02.005. PMID: 26966086
Pearl MS, Chen JX, Gregg L, San Millàn D, Belzberg A, Jallo G, Gailloud P
Neurosurgery 2012 Sep;71(1 Suppl Operative):125-32. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31825d8f9a. PMID: 22596040

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