Can my stomach be repaired with a belly button? (photo)

I was born with my intestines on the outside of me I'm be love with this car that I was left with with no belly button

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Can my stomach be repaired with a belly button?

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Thank you for your question and photo.  One may be candidate for scar revision and creation of a new umbilicus.  I would start with a face to face consultation with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has experience in this area.  During your visit your surgeon should be evaluating your health to determine if you are a good surgical candidate and examining your tissues to get a sense of what type of procedure your tissues will allow. Only with a hands on exam can this be determined. Once an exam and opinion is rendered then you can decide if surgery is right for you. Good luck.

Umbilicus reconstruction

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Reconstructing the belly button ( umbilicus) is possible as well as revising the midline scar of the abdomen. Recommend evaluation by a board certified plastic surgeon. You may require more than one procedure to achieve the desired result. Best, Dr. Yegiyants.

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