Congenital umbilical hernia
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Midline painless mass since birth
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X-ray of the abdomen in frontal and lateral projections shows a soft tissue opacity protruding from the umbilical region containing gut loops.
Proximal gut loops are not dilated. No intra-abdominal free air is seen.
10 month old male child presented with painless midline abdominal mass since birth. On x-ray there is a soft tissue opacity mass, protruding from the umbilical region containing gut loops without any proximal gut loops dilatation and free intra-abdominal air. Features are suggestive of congenital umbilical hernia containing gut loops without any obvious sign of complication.
Additional contributor: Dr Nitish Upadhyay
- 1. Bell D & Knipe H. Umbilical Hernia. Radiopaediaorg. 2014. doi:10.53347/rid-32106