Umbilical Hernia

  • Etiology: loop of bowel or part of omentum herniates into umbilicus
  • Imaging: see loop of bowel or part of omenum within the umbilicus
  • Complications: can cause bowel obstruction and incarceration
  • Treatment: immediate manual reduction and ultimately surgical correction

Cases of Umbilical Hernia

AXR of umbilical hernia
AXR lateral shows mildly dilated loops of bowel from the stomach to the rectum, including a loop of bowel located anteriorly within the umbilicus.