After birth, the cord is no longer needed. It is clamped, and then cut. We hope to be able to engage with you all again very soon. Purpose: Umbilical polyps are believed to be rare and difficult to distinguish from umbilical granuloma, a common disease in infancy. It is a relatively common problem in neonatal period, encountering after separation of the umbilical cord. We checked our cases and discussed their clinical features and differential diagnosis. Umbilical granuloma is a small swelling composed of granulation tissue at the base of the umbilicus. An umbilical granuloma is an overgrowth of tissue during the healing process of the belly button (umbilicus). After birth, it becomes useless. YouTube has disabled all our comments till further notice. An umbilical granuloma should be treated. Umbilical Cord Basics In utero, the umbilical cord is one of the most important structures. Otherwise, it can get infected and pose a health risk to your baby. Umbilical Granuloma is a good example. It usually looks like a soft pink or red lump and often is wet or leaks small amounts of clear or yellow fluid. All of the structures associated with it should be obliterated or . 臍ポリープ,臍肉芽腫の臨床像と鑑別診断 Clinical Features and Differential Diagnosis of Umbilical Polyp and Umbilical Granuloma 日本小児外科学会雑誌 日本小児外科学会雑誌 46(6), 935-940, 2010 特定非営利活動法人 日本小児外科 Umbilical Cord Granuloma (Newborn) The umbilical cord connects the unborn baby to the mother in the uterus. This leaves a small stump.