Aesthet Surg J 2017 Nov 8. Epub 2017 Nov 8.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Hopital Maison Blanche, CHU Reims, Reims University Hospital, Reims, France. Anatomy Laboratory, Champagne Ardenne University, Reims University Hospital, Reims, France. Department of Gynecology, Hopital Alix de Champagne, Reims University Hospital, Reims, France. Department of Pediatric Surgery, American Memorial Hospital, CHU Reims, Reims, France. Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, CHU Toulouse, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France.
: Morphometric and anatomical analyses of the shape and position of the umbilicus have been conducted in adults, but umbilicoplasty in children remains challenging because growth is still occurring.Objectives
: The main objective of this study was to evaluate the difference in the position and shape of the umbilicus between childhood and adulthood. The secondary objective was to improve the surgical management of umbilicoplasty in children. Read More