Urinary bladder hernia

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad
Diagnosis certain


Left groin pain and swelling. Recent frequency and dysuria.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Retrograde cystography reveals a large-sized herniation of the urinary bladder within the left inguinal canal.

Degenerative changes are seen in the visualized lower lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

Urinary bladder hernias often involve the inguinal and femoral canals, although ischiorectal, obturator and abdominal wall openings herniation may also be seen.

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