• Claudiu Ungureanu "Sfântul Ioan" Clinical Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Romania & "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania
  • Niculae Iordache "Sfântul Ioan" Clinical Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Romania & "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania
  • Răzvan Iosifescu "Sfântul Ioan" Clinical Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Romania & "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania
  • Mihai Bratu Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Florin Stanculea "Sfântul Ioan" Clinical Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Romania & "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania
  • Dan Nicolae Păduraru General Surgery Department, University Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania & “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Octav Ginghină "Prof. Dr. Alexandru Trestioreanu" Institute of Oncology Bucharest, Romania & "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania
Keywords: Inguinal bladder hernia, sliding hernia, Stoppa, Celdran, Mery’s sign


Inguinal bladder hernia (IBH) is a rare condition: the urinary bladder is involved in no more than 5 % of all groin hernias. This variety of sliding hernia is usually asymptomatic and occurs in men aged over 50 years and can incidentally be encountered during hernia repair. Herein we report a case of a large symptomatic IBH, containing almost whole urinary bladder and successfully treated via open hernia repair using a technique described by Celdran. This entity of hernia should be suspected when inguinoscrotal hernia is associated with urinary symptoms. We emphasize the importance of the preoperative diagnosis in order to reduce inadvertent lesions of the bladder or ureters during hernia surgery.


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How to Cite
Ungureanu, C., Iordache, N., Iosifescu, R., Bratu, M., Stanculea, F., Păduraru, D., & Ginghină, O. (2023). ABOUT A LARGE INGUINAL BLADDER HERNIA– CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW. Romanian Journal of Clinical Research, 5(2). Retrieved from https://rjcronline.com/index.php/rjcr/article/view/158