The oncologist has called the possible cause of pain when pressure is applied to the umbilical area
Oncologist proctologist Elena Smirnova explained that the pain when pressing on stomach can be due to the formation of a diverticulum of Mekele. In this case, it is impossible to do without surgical intervention.
Mekkala of the diverticulum is a protrusion or so-called pocket end of the small intestine. It can get food moving through the digestive tract, making it difficult to digest food and starts the process of decay. In addition, this pathology manifests itself characterized by pain with pressure in the umbilical region. The complications can be bleeding, intestinal obstruction, diverticulitis, disruption and perforation. In some cases, tumors are formed.
The problem in this case can be eliminated only by surgery: during surgery a pocket is subject to excision and intestine when it is taken in. Tissue removed is always subject to examination.
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