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Disease Hernia, Umbilical

Name Hernia, Umbilical
Synonyms Exomphalos | Hernias, Umbilical | Omphalocele | Omphaloceles | Umbilical Hernia | Umbilical Hernias
Definition A HERNIA due to an imperfect closure or weakness of the umbilical ring. It appears as a skin-covered protrusion at the UMBILICUS during crying, coughing, or straining. The hernia generally consists of OMENTUM or SMALL INTESTINE. The vast majority of umbilical hernias are congenital but can be acquired due to severe abdominal distention.
Categories Infant-newborn disease | Pathology (anatomical condition)
MeSH® ID D006554
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1. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infant, Newborn, Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hernia, Umbilical Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathological Conditions, Anatomical Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hernia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hernia, Abdominal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hernia, Ventral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hernia, Umbilical Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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