Urinary bladder hernia

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Scrotal swelling and incomplete emptying of the bladder.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

Intraperitoneal bladder protrusion into the right inguinal canal.

Indirect inguinal hernia medially to the iliac-femoral vessels with extrusion of the anterior wall of the bladder with preperitoneal fat.

Case Discussion

In the intraperitoneal hernia the bladder is completely covered by peritoneum in the hernia sac.

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Case information

rID: 53873
Published: 11th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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