Pediatric 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

Radiology 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.