What are the causes of an omphalocele?

Answer An omphalocele, a type of hernia where an infant's intestines protrude through a hole in the belly, and are exposed outside of the body, can be a frightening thing to see. Made even more difficul... Read More »

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What are the major differences between omphalocele and umbilical hernia?

Congenital omphalocele is a persistence of the herniation of the abdominal contents into the proximal part of the umbilical cord. Whereas, the umbilical hernia occurs when intestines herniate throu... Read More »