paraperitoneal

par·a·per·i·to·ne·al

(par'ă-per'i-tō-nē'ăl),
Outside of or adjacent to the peritoneum.

paraperitoneal

[-per′itənē′əl]
near or beside the peritoneum.

paraperitoneal

(păr″ă-pĕr″ĭ-tō-nē′ăl) [″ + peritonaion, peritoneum]
Near the peritoneum.
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Regardless of the predisposing influences, ureteroinguinal hernias can be categorized in three different ways depending on their proximity to peritoneum: paraperitoneal (next to peritoneal hernia sac), peritoneal (through peritoneal hernia sac), and extraperitoneal (not associated with a hernia sac altogether) [3].
Intra-operative findings (Figure 2) showed a paraperitoneal subtotal prolapse of the bladder through the internal inguinal ring, into the scrotum.
Inguinal bladder hernias are classified as intraperitoneal, paraperitoneal or extraperitoneal.