Urinary bladder hernia

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

55 Y/O patient with left inguinal mass (hernia) at physical exam with reduction of size after passing urine

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male
CT

You can see pointing of bladder towards the dilated left inguinal canal  with angulation of the bladder base anteroinferiorly.

Case Discussion

The findings of CT are compatible with urinary bladder herniation into the left inguinal canal.

Herniation of urinary bladder is a relatively uncommon, however not a rare condition, where urinary bladder (or ureter) herniates into the inguinal canal, scrotal sac or femoral canal. Herniations through ischiorectal, obturator or abdominal wall openings have also been described ( less common ).

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Case information

rID: 21588
Case created: 1st Feb 2013
Last edited: 7th Feb 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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