bladder hernia


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bladder hernia

The protrusion of the bladder or part of the bladder through a normal or abnormal orifice. Synonym: cystic hernia
See also: hernia
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While there are many reported cases of inguinal bladder hernias, we believe this to be the first case where the foley catheter balloon was inflated in the herniated portion of the bladder, thereby helping identify the underlying pathology.
Small inguinal bladder hernias tend to be asymptomatic from a urinary perspective and therefore, most often discovered intraoperatively which can lead to a more challenging repair and the possibility of bladder injury during herniorrhaphy.
The association of a massive inguinoscrotal bladder hernia and bladder tumor is very rare (Table 1).
The main aims of the treatment are repair of the bladder hernia and endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of the tumor (6).
To the best of our knowledge, some case reports about unilateral and bilateral bladder hernias were found [4, 5]; however, this is the first case report concerning a recurrent bilateral inguinal bladder hernia following B-TAPP and repaired by median TAPP.
A sliding hernia that includes the urinary bladder is a rare occurrence, comprising less than 1% of all hernia cases [1, 2]; moreover, a recurrent, bilateral, and supravesical bladder hernia is an extremely rare case.
Clinical abnormalities associated with bladder hernias include unilateral or bilateral hydronephrosis, bladder stones, ureteral reflux, and renal failure.
Surgical repair is recommended for all bladder hernias, with preoperative percutaneous nephrostomy indicated for cases with significant hydronephrosis.
Small bladder hernias are usually asymptomatic while patients with large inguinoscrotal bladder hernias, as in our case, commonly report 2 stage micturition with the second stage precipitated by external compression of the inguinoscrotal region (5,8).
Although the importance of preoperative diagnosis, less than 7% of bladder hernia are diagnosed preoperatively, while 16% are diagnosed postoperatively due to complications and the others are diagnosed intraoperatively [22].
Incidentally detected inguinoscrotal bladder hernia. Korean J Urol 2011;52:71-3http://dx.doi.org/10.4111/kju.2011.52.1.71.
Underwood, "Inguinal bladder hernia masking bowel ischaemia," Urology, vol.