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Umbilical Granuloma: Modern Understanding of Etiopathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management

  title={Umbilical Granuloma: Modern Understanding of Etiopathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management},
  author={Dumlupinar Boulevard},
Umbilical granuloma is a small swelling composed of granulation tissue at the base of the umbilicus. It is a relatively common problem in neonatal period, encountering after separation of the umbilical cord. The granuloma is thought to develop in response to subclinical infection or inadequate epithelialization of umbilical cord stump. The main clinical symptoms are umbilical discharge and swelling. Physical examination shows a small, moist, fragile and pinkish/red lesion at the umbilicus… 

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