Urinary bladder in inguinal hernia

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Right inguinal hernia containing urinary bladder.

Left upper tract renal stones.

Bilateral tiny renal calculi.

Tiny prostatic concretions.


Modality: X-ray

Left upper calyceal renal stones with subsequent proximal focal hydrocalycosis.

The urinary bladder protrudes into the right inguinal hernia through a contrast filled pouch.

Case Discussion

Herniation of urinary bladder is a relatively uncommon condition. It occurs when the urinary bladder or ureter herniates into the inguinal canal, scrotal sac or femoral canal. 

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Case Information

rID: 28321
Case created: 20th Mar 2014
Last edited: 18th May 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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