periumbilical


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Related to periumbilical: epigastric

periumbilical

 [per″e-um-bil´ĭ-k'l]
near or around the umbilicus.

per·i·um·bil·i·cal

(per'ē-ŭm-bil'i-kăl),
Around or near the umbilicus.
Synonym(s): periomphalic

periumbilical

/peri·um·bil·i·cal/ (per″e-um-bil´ĭ-k'l) around the umbilicus.

periumbilical

[per′i·umbil′ikəl]
Etymology: Gk, peri, around, umbilicus, navel
pertaining to the area around the umbilicus.

periumbilical

around the umbilicus.
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SJNs present as a painful fibrous periumbilical lump, usually 0.
There was also failure of involution of the periumbilical skin.
Although skin metastasis of rectal cancer is usually detected around surgical scars or on the abdominal wall, especially in the periumbilical region, it rarely presents at other sites.
He was noted to have periumbilical tenderness but no rebound tenderness and to be severely depressed.
Bowel sounds were monitored once per day by a third-year medical student who performed auscultation for 1 minute in the periumbilical area.
The superior margin of the flap is shifted slightly above the umbilicus to include periumbilical perforators.
Rieger Syndrome Rieger syndrome is the autosomal dominant association of goniodysgenesis (abnormal development of the anterior chamber of the eye), congenitally missing teeth, and failure of involution of the periumbilical skin (prominent belly button).
Cullen, Canadian Gynaecologist in John Hopkins University first described periumbilical ecchymosis as a result of ruptured ectopic pregnancy in 1918.
The first periumbilical pseudocyst was described by Harsh in 1954 (3) and a frequency of 1% to 4.
Histologic examination of the initial excised tissues showed a localized periumbilical cutaneous lesion of 14 cm x 13 cm.
Patients with crampy periumbilical or upper abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting should be evaluated for an internal hernia using computed tomography, and emergent surgical referral is necessary if such a hernia is clinically suspected.
The classic findings of right lower quadrant pain, abdominal rigidity, and migration of pain from the periumbilical region to the right lower quadrant occur in only about 50% of patients with appendicitis.