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Umbilical Hernia (Omphalocele) Summary

Description: A HERNIA due to an imperfect closure or weakness of the umbilical ring. It appears as a skin-covered protrusion at the UMBILICUS during crying, coughing, or straining. The hernia generally consists of OMENTUM or SMALL INTESTINE. The vast majority of umbilical hernias are congenital but can be acquired due to severe abdominal distention.

Also Known As: Omphalocele; Exomphalos; Omphaloceles; Hernia, Umbilical; Hernias, Umbilical Show All >>

Networked: 678 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 42 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Umbilical Hernia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Megaduodenum : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : IBA
  2. Folic Acid (Vitamin M) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 50 Generic
  3. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 50 Generic
  4. Hereditary renal agenesis : 1 outcome in 21 results : IBA
  5. Silver Sulfadiazine (SSD) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 4 Generic
  6. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 1
  7. Calreticulin : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Vitamin B 12 (Cyanocobalamin) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 47 Generic
  9. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP) : 2 studies in 23 results : IBA
  10. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene) : 2 studies in 17 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Umbilical Hernia

  1. Gastroschisis
  2. Umbilical Hernia (Omphalocele)
  3. Diaphragmatic Hernia
  4. Holoprosencephaly (Arhinencephaly)
  5. Esophageal Atresia
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Key Therapies for Umbilical Hernia

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  1. Analgesia : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 14 results
  2. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 19 results
  3. Nursing Care : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  4. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 1 outcome in 5 results
  5. Total Parenteral Nutrition : 1 outcome in 3 results
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