oa South African Family Practice - The fifth sense : peripheralia

Volume 53, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



I was supervising an intern recently and we were examining a two-week-old baby when the intern noticed me hovering close to the baby's abdomen and asked me what I was doing. I said I was smelling the baby's umbilicus. She said she had never seen or heard of anyone doing that before.

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