Hernia is the protrusion of intestinal content through a natural or a post-surgery defect of the abdominal wall (external hernia), or through an internal weakness zone (internal hernia). Hernias in children are frequent, including internal and congenital hernias, particularly congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Advocacy, and Support (CHERUBS)
Provides support and information for the families and medical care providers of children born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH).
Children's Inguinal Hernia
The Children's Hospital at Westmead provides parents information about hernia repair in children.
Children's Umbilical Hernia
Symptoms, diagnosis, surgical repair, treatment and long-term outlook information provided by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 16:34:50 UTC