Pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating; relieved with reclining; many are asymptomatic.
May observe protrusion through abdominal wall during increased intra-abdominal pressure (Valsalva mane...
Cleveland Clinic: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/hernia/hic_hernia.aspx
Umbilical hernias: Boston Children's Hospital: http://www.childrenshospital.org/az/Site101...
Abi-Haidar Y, Sanchez V, Itani KM. Risk factors and outcomes of acute versus elective groin hernia surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2011;213(3):363–369.
Brandt ML. Pediatric hernias....
K46.9 Unspecified abdominal hernia without obstruction or gangrene
K40.90 Unil inguinal hernia, w/o obst or gangr, not spcf as recur
K41.90 Unil femoral hernia, w/o obst or gangrene, not spcf...
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