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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The procedure comes in three forms: an umbilicoplasty, umbilical hernia repair and a standard tummy tuck.
Zariah was born with a common umbilical hernia and was on her way to a routine hospital appointment in Wishaw early last year when she began to vomit and breathe erratically.
com 49-year-old mum-of four-feels fitter than ever, and is bitterly disappointed that the private Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull has cancelled her doctor's referral for an agonising umbilical hernia.
The report presents a five-month old infant with congenital nephrotic syndrome who had spontaneous umbilical hernia rupture with evisceration.
I think what you're describing is an umbilical hernia, which is a small hole in the tummy muscles underlying the bellybutton.
On the basis of hernia types the market is segmented into inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, umbilical hernia and other hernia types.
A case report of strangulated umbilical hernia with Meckel's diverticulum has also been published in the literature.
He was retired with a medical past of umbilical hernia repair and laparoscopic cholecystectomy before 10 and 6 years, respectively, and diabetes mellitus under treatment.
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In this patient's case, her history and physical examination made a number of diagnoses less likely, including acute cholecystitis, GERD, ulcers, and an umbilical hernia.
To the Editor: Umbilical hernia in a child is considered benign in developed countries, as complications seldom occur.
As regards patient waiting lists at the hospital, Yiannaki said that the one for cataract surgeries, bilateral hernias, inguinal hernias and the umbilical hernia, had been cleared, and referrals to the private sector would now begin for knee replacements.