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Among different types of hernia, most require the elective surgery to prevent the strangulation..but there are few exceptions...

And among them is UMBILICAL HERNIA...

Umbilical hernias in children less than 2 years old may close spontaneously and thus only observation is needed...
 

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if you guys do come across some interesting stuff on hernia surgery do add here ...it would be of great help to everyone..
thanks in advance..
 
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