Urinary bladder in inguinal hernia

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Right inguinal hernia containing urinary bladder.

Left upper tract renal stones.

Bilateral tiny renal calculi.

Tiny prostatic concretions.



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
Published: 20th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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