An umbilical hernia is a type of hernia. Abdominal fat or intestine's part proceeds to the abdominal wall that is not covered and caused this medical circumstance. The name of umbilical hernia comes from the mother-child connection in the womb by the umbilical cord. From a hole in the child's abdominal muscles, this connection of umbilical cord is developed to be disappeared in first ages ordinarily. Unless disappeared, uncovered tissue or organs can become seen across the whole of the navel and form abdominal hernia. Usually, seeing an umbilical hernia in toddlers is not an adequate reason for surgery. On the other hand, it is a bit different in adults. Showing nausea, vomiting, and pain, along with a sag that can be seen in navel are characteristic symptoms of a hernia.
Why is umbilical hernia surgery performed?
This medical circumstance may become strangulated hernia and consequently, may show tissue necrosis, gangrene, and other severe problems. For that reason, after a certain age, usually, the recommendation is to get the help of umbilical hernia repair.
The candidates are abdominal hernia owner children that are older than four years old and before this age, if they feel pain and have discolored or inflated hernia. Also usually the adults, who have umbilical hernia are candidates for the repair.
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