Items in AFP with MESH term: Umbilicus

Double-Ligature: A Treatment for Pedunculated Umbilical Granulomas in Children - Article

ABSTRACT: Umbilical granulomas are common inflammatory reactions to the resolving umbilical stump. The double-ligature technique is simple to perform and provides good cosmetic and functional results with only minor complications. The granuloma becomes necrotic and drops off within seven to 14 days. The double-ligature is a preferable alternative to multiple topical applications of silver nitrate for the treatment of pedunculated umbilical granulomas in children.


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