Umbilical Hernia is a topic covered in the Pediatric Surgery NaT.

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Introduction

Umbilical hernias are one of the more frequently encountered pediatric surgical conditions. Their management is rarely emergent but they are a significant source of parental anxiety and are often attributed erroneously as the etiology of chronic abdominal complaints. As many as eighty percent of umbilical hernias identified at birth will spontaneously close however their repair remains one of the most commonly performed surgeries in children.

see also Umbilical Hernia Repair

Content in this topic is referenced in SCORE Umbilical Hernia and Other Umbilical Disorders overview

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Last updated: March 19, 2018

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TY - ELEC T1 - Umbilical Hernia ID - 829062 A1 - Snyder,Charles,MD AU - Soffer,Sam,MD Y1 - 2018/03/19/ PB - Pediatric Surgery NaT UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829062/all/Umbilical_Hernia ER -