Umbolith with umbilical abscess and omphalitis: a rare case

Authors

  • Sanujit Apurva Pawde Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  • Abhay D. Chougale Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  • Rajendra M. Kulkarni Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  • Abhinandan M. Kadiyal Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  • Thakut Gowtham Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  • Sharang Santoshrao Kulkarni Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20200841

Keywords:

Omphalitis, Umbolith, Umbellical abscess

Abstract

Umbolith is a relatively rare entity under normal circumstances, especially in the urban scenario. Usually seen in obese individuals with a deep and retracted umbilicus due to constant accumulation of sebum/keratin leading to stone formation. It’s usually covert until complicated by secondary infection (abscess) or ulceration. Sinus was laid open and healthy granulation was seen within 1st week. Pus culture sensitivity suggestive of heavy staph growth and antibiotics were given accordingly. Appendicitis was treated conservatively.

Author Biographies

Sanujit Apurva Pawde, Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Resident, Department of General Surgery,

Abhay D. Chougale, Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Professor, Department of general surgery

Rajendra M. Kulkarni, Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

HOD, Professor, Department of General Surgery

Abhinandan M. Kadiyal, Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Assistant professor, Department of general surgery

Thakut Gowtham, Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Resident, Department of General Surgery

Sharang Santoshrao Kulkarni, Department of General Surgery, Dr D. Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, D. Y Patil Medical College University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Resident, Department of General Surgery

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2020-02-26

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