The umbilical hernia of newborns is a rather frequent phenomenon: it occurs in every fourth to fifth baby. What is an umbilical hernia? In a child with this pathology, the umbilical ring expands, and the internal organs of the peritoneum in this place bulge under the skin. The reason for this is the weak muscles of the abdominal cavity in babies, and additional pressure in the abdomen due to the accumulation of gas, strong crying, coughing, sneezing also contributes. Continue reading
A new medical service “Lifting Mendelssohn” is gaining momentum: to make this popular plastic surgery come from all over Europe and even from the United States. Operations are planned for the year ahead. “Lifting Mendelssohn” is a new philosophy of plastics, proving that anti-aging operations can be not only effective, but also less traumatic. Continue reading
Pneumothorax (from the Greek “pneuma” – air and “thorax” – chest) – this is a pathology, consisting in the fact that air accumulates in the pleural cavity.
In order to better understand the mechanism of development of pneumothorax, it is necessary to imagine the anatomy of the lungs.
The pleura is the shell in which every lung is enclosed. We can say that the lung is surrounded by a kind of bag. In turn, the pleura is formed by two so-called leaves: visceral, or pulmonary, which is spliced with lung tissue, and parietal, external. Continue reading