Umbilical region


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(Anat.) the middle region of the abdomen, bounded above by the epigastric region, below by the hypogastric region, and on the sides by the lumbar regions.

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Right hypochondrium is the most common site for an external opening; however, fistula opening may be observed in the left hypochondrium, umbilical region, right lumbar region, right iliac fossa and rarely in the gluteal region.
Patients with previous abdominal surgery and scar, umbilical hernia, burns in the umbilical region; who are in the postmenopausal period; and who have hyperpigmented skins were excluded from the study.
In addition, the abdominal wall will have no incision after autogenous healing of the defect, and the umbilical region appears natural (Figure 2B).
Caption: Figure 1: Sister Mary Joseph's Nodule in the umbilical region secondary to a gastric adenocarcinoma
A six month old crossbred female calf was presented with history of swelling near umbilical region and swelling was increasing day by day.
Caption: Figure 1: Computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen and pelvis sagittal plane showing a urachal remnant (red arrows) arising from the anterior/superior margin of the bladder and extending to the umbilical region. The remnant consists of a thin fibrous band of tissue measuring up to 4.6 mm in thickness near the umbilicus although measures as narrow as 2.0 millimeter along its course.
Malignant tumors of the umbilical region can be primary or secondary, constituting 17% and 83%, respectively, of all the malignant umbilical tumors.
It can be attached to the umbilical region by the vitelline ligament, with the possibility of vitelline cysts, or even a patent vitelline canal forming a vitelline fistula when the umbilical cord is cut.