Inguinal hernia containing urinary bladder

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Pain and swelling in the right groin. Known prostate cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Indirect inguinal hernia exiting lateral to the epigastric vessels and containing an extrusion of the anterior bladder wall with some preperitoneal fat tissue. The extension of the bladder fills with contrast during the excretory phase.

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Case information

rID: 25144
Published: 8th Oct 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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