Inguinal hernia containing urinary bladder
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There is a left inguinal hernia containing a part of the urinary bladder in addition to fat content. The herniated portion of the bladder shows wall thickening. After contrast media administration, thickened wall enhances homogeneously.
Here is a case of a left inguinal hernia containing a part of the urinary bladder wall. Thickening of the herniated portion of the urinary bladder wall seems to be due to incarceration however the possibility of an underlying neoplasm should also be considered. Cases of carcinoma within an inguinally herniated urinary bladder had been reported 1,2.
- 1. Uhlman M, Bockholt N, Gupta A. Transitional Cell Carcinoma Within a Portion of Inguinally Herniated Bladder. Case Reports in Urology. 2013;2013:1-3. doi:https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/610312
- 2. Katsourakis A, Noussios G, Svoronos C, Alatsakis M, Chatzitheoklitos E. Direct Inguinal Hernia Containing Bladder Carcinoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2014;5(4):180-2. doi:10.1016/j.ijscr.2014.01.007 - Pubmed