Ingvino-Scrotal Urinary Bladder Hernias

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Antonio Gligorievski
Ivan Nevcev
Goran Spirov


Herniation of urinary bladder through the inguinal canal is a rare disease that requires surgery. The resulting combination of failure of the abdominal wall and an increase in intra-abdominal pressure occurs prolapse of the urinary bladder in the inguinal canal and the occurrence of ingvino-scrotal hernia. This phenomenon is very rare and often misdiagnosed. It occurs more often in older men with increased body weight and symptoms of distal urinary obstruction and urinary infections. The symptoms usually are mild to moderate, associated with hindered urination and urinary infections, and if this condition promptly left untreated can lead to serious health problems, to renal failure. CT reconstruction in three planes is the method of choice in the diagnosis of ingvino-scrotal hernia of the bladder. This method provides a clear display of herniated part of the urinary bladder, and allows detection of the contents of the hernial sac.


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Gligorievski A, Nevcev I, Spirov G. Ingvino-Scrotal Urinary Bladder Hernias. Maced Med Electron J [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 27 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];2(1):1-6. Available from:
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