The Umbilicus As Interference Field

Dear Colleagues: Do any of your patients suffer from “funny” abdominal pain? This month I want to discuss an often-overlooked part of our anatomy—the umbilicus—and its potential importance in clinical medicine. Some of its properties are surprising, at least to me, and can be keys to an otherwise unexplainable pain syndrome. Contemplating the navel  The umbilicus—OK, […]