Laparotomy for Congenital Umbilical Hernia in a New Born Infant

V Stolypinsky
1888 Annals of Surgery  
Kazan, Russia) . A peasant woman was delivered normally at full term of a healthy and fullsized girl in whom there was at once noticed a tense umbilical hernia of the size of a goose's egg (=i8X 16 cm). Having ligatured and divided the umbilical cord about four finger's breadths above the swell¬ ing, two or three minutes after labor Prof. Fenomenoff tried to reduce the rupture by means of taxis, but in vain, the umbilical ring being extremely narrow and tight.
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