umbilical hernia


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umbilical hernia

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A hernia in which part of the intestine protrudes through the abdominal wall under the skin in the region of the navel.
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Noun1.umbilical hernia - protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navelumbilical hernia - protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
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He had reducible umbilical hernia and there was generalized hypotonia.
There are two types of hernias among children, umbilical hernia is very a common and usually decline automatically within 2_3 years and there is a hernia.
The patient had an umbilical hernia near her belly button, an epigastric hernia in her upper abdomen both measuring 1.5cm and 4cm respectively and a fat hernia measuring 1cm additionally that was spotted during the surgery.
Umbilical hernia is seen when the intestines form a swelling under the scar of the umbilical stamp.
Here, 3371 patients (90%) were diagnosed as having inguinal hernia and 387 (10%), umbilical hernia. Further, 403 of the inguinal hernia cases (10.7%) were diagnosed as I/S.
Associated congenital anomalies included an umbilical hernia in 14 patients, undescended testicles in four patients, and hydrocele in 14 patients [Table 1].
Then, within a week of arriving at Port Isabel, Luz said her umbilical hernia and Cesarean section scar -- the aftermath of delivering her seventh child in March 2017 -- ripped open.
She embraced all the body changes pregnancy brought with it, including developing an umbilical hernia from her first pregnancy.
The principle of such treatment is still unknown, and it may be similar to that of autogenous healing of the umbilical hernia and umbilical ring defect.
Umbilical hernia is among the commonly identified findings in patients (1).
The baby had a growth in his stomach - a condition called umbilical hernia - and the medics recomended surgery.