An umbilical hernia occurs when part of the intestine or fatty tissue bulges through the muscle near the belly button (navel, umbilicus). Most (9 of 10) umbilical hernias in adults are acquired. This means that increased pressure near the umbilicus causes the umbilical hernia to bulge out. A reducible hernia …
An umbilical hernia occurs when the opening in the abdominal muscle that allows the umbilical cord to pass through fails to close completely. Umbilical hernias are most common in babies, but they
Umbilical hernia repair is surgery to repair an umbilical hernia.An umbilical hernia is a sac (pouch) formed from the inner lining of your belly (abdominal cavity) that pushes through a hole in the abdominal wall at the belly button.
What Is An Umbilical Hernia?
Umbilical hernia repair in adults Umbilical hernia is when the belly button pops outwards due to a weakness in the muscles in or around the belly button. There is a separate factsheet available for parents of children having surgery to repair an umbilical hernia – Umbilical hernia in children