After introducing the embryology, we describe the clinical diagnosis of the different presentations: weeping of mucus, faeces or urine. There is a description of how to assess exomphalos (omphalocele) and gastroschisis, and sections on umbilical and epigastric hernia.
KeywordsUmbilical Hernia Sinus Opening Epigastric Hernia Umbilical Vessel Bladder Outflow Obstruction
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