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Umbilical hernia in children in a developing country: Does the season have an effect on the occurrence of strangulation?

Gabriel Ngom, Fatou Gassama, Azhar Salim Mohamed, Oumar Ndour

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Gabriel Ngom, Unit of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

Fatou Gassama, Unit of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

Azhar Salim Mohamed, Unit of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

Oumar Ndour, Unit of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

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Keywords

Umbilical hernia; Children; Developing country; Season; Strangulation

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2016;106(8):744. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i8.10947

Article History

Date submitted: 2016-04-20
Date published: 2016-07-14

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