"Hernia, Umbilical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Hernia, Umbilical
- Umbilical Hernia
- Hernias, Umbilical
- Umbilical Hernias
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Hernia, Umbilical".
- Diseases [C]
- Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities [C16]
- Infant, Newborn, Diseases [C16.614]
- Hernia, Umbilical [C16.614.378]
- Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms [C23]
- Pathological Conditions, Anatomical [C23.300]
- Hernia [C23.300.707]
- Hernia, Abdominal [C23.300.707.374]
- Hernia, Ventral [C23.300.707.374.937]
- Hernia, Umbilical [C23.300.707.374.937.500]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Hernia, Umbilical".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hernia, Umbilical" by people in Profiles.
Maternal reporting of prenatal ultrasounds among women in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2014 Jan; 100(1):4-12.
Genome-wide linkage and copy number variation analysis reveals 710 kb duplication on chromosome 1p31.3 responsible for autosomal dominant omphalocele. J Med Genet. 2012 Apr; 49(4):270-6.
Abdominal wall defects in infants. Survival and implications for adult life. Ann Surg. 1995 May; 221(5):525-8; discussion 528-30.