Our Dubai Kids Surgery Center cater for advanced umbilical hernia for kids repair amongst our laproscopic surgery activities for kids surgery in Dubai.
Umbilical hernia is a bulge that appears at the umbilicus (navel). It varies from a pea size up to the size of a small plum. This is one of the most common pediatric surgical conditions which affects 1 every 5 of all children. This is not usually painful and increases its size every time child cries or strains. 80% of most cases closes at 3 years.
Surgery needed if:
It is a simple procedure to close the umbilical orifice with absorbable suture and it can be done as a day case surgery, with minimum discomfort and very low rate of complication.
When should you call your doctor after hernia repair
Generally, contact the surgeon or visit the hospital if: