Hernias

Inguinal Hernia

 

Inguinal Hernia is a protrusion of abdominal contents through the inguinal canal. They are corrected through surgery.

 

Umbilical Hernia

 

Umbilical Hernia is a failure of the umbilical ring of the abdominal wall to close. They are very common and can be caused by genetics or by traction on the umbilical cord or by the cord being cut too close to the body. They are corrected by surgery.

 

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