Umbilical Hernia | Belly Button Hernia | Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Umbilical Hernia (“Belly Button Hernia”)| Causes, Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Umbilical Hernia are hernia (bulges) that occur in the abdominal wall at or near the umbilicus (belly button). Umbilical hernia can be cause by increased intra-abdominal pressure, which itself can be caused by a variety of pathologies. Having herniation of bowel contents can lead to a variety of signs and symptoms, which we will discuss in this lesson. We will also discuss how umbilical hernia are diagnosed and treated.

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