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  • adj. Around the umbilicus

Etymologies

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peri- +‎ umbilical

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  • However, those with an easily reducible periumbilical hernia that does not affect physical activity may be graded P2.

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  • Other surgeons using LESS have been able to decrease the cost by using standard periumbilical trocars (e.g. Dr. Cadeddu at UT Southwestern) and nondisposable bent instruments.

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  • Appendicitis - abdominal pain begins in periumbilical area, anorexia, nausea or vomiting - followed by pain over RIF, low grade fever - tenderness over McBurney's point - rebound tenderness, guarding

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  • Dan Rather: She’s a young woman with several hours of periumbilical pain.

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  • (periumbilical cyanosis and grid cyanosis) due to subcutaneous intraperitoneal haemorrhage.

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