MANAGEMENT OF UMBILICAL GRANULOMA
AbstractA prospective study to 125 babies complain from umbilical granuloma 64 males, 61 females they classify into 2 groups, first group (65 babies) are treated by cauterization while second group (60 babies) are treated by double ligation between period 1st jun. 2009 31st dec. 2009 We found that the recurrence rate after double ligation (5 babies 8%) while after cauterization about( 15 babies 23%) So we advice to use double ligation in treatment of umbilical granuloma in newborn babies which less recurrence and less complications than ordinary cauterization. Aims of the study Comparison of two methods for managements of umbilical granuloma (cauterization vs double ligation ) to be use the best method , less recurrence , less complications
(1) Annals of Tropical Paediatrics: International Child Health, Volume 26, Number 2, June 2006, pp. 133-135(3)
(2) H. Nagar Department of Pediatric Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weitzman Street, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel, IL
(3) The Cochrane Library, Issue 3. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2004 14 Wakefield M, Banham D, McCaul K, et al.
(4) Chamberlain ?JM, Gorman ?RL, Young ?GM. ?Silver nitrate burns following treatment for umbilical granuloma. ?Pediatr Emerg Care. ?1992;8:29-30.
(5) Sankar ?NS, Donaldson ?D. ?Lessons to be learned: a case study approach. Finger discoloration due to silver nitrate exposure: review of uses and toxicity of silver in clinical practice. ?J R Soc Health. ?1998;118:371-4.
(6) Sheth ?SS. ?Cryosurgery-a new modality for the management of umbilical granuloma of newborn. ?/ndian Pediatr. ?1981 ;18:909-12.
(7) Sheth ?SS, Malpani?A. ?The management of umbilical granulomas with cryocautery. ?Am J Dis Chi/d. ?1990;144:146-7.1
(8) Am Fam Physician. 2003 Feb 15;67(4):698; author reply 698, 700
(9) Behrman (2000) Nelson Pediatrics, Saunders, p. 528
(10) Lotan (2002) Am Fam Physician 65(10):2067
(11) North Bristol NHS Trust. Care of the umbilical granuloma. December 2005.
(12) Healthcarevisitors.com. FAQS - skin conditions.
(13) Chow M, Durand B, Feldman M, Mills M. Handbook of Pediatric Primary Care. Albany, New York:Delmar Publishers Inc. 1984: 275-276.
(14) Betz C, Hunsberger M, Wright S. Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PAW.B.Saunders Company. 1994:1458-1459.
(15) Graham M, Uphold C. Clinical Guidelines in Child Health. Gainsville, Florida: Barmarrae Books. 1994:423-426.
(16) Robert Brayden, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Published by RelayHealth.© 2009 RelayHealth and/or its affiliates.
Copyright (c) 2022 University of Thi-Qar Journal Of Medicine
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.