A case of inguinal bladder hernia
Published in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, the authors present a case of a 70 years old obese male patient, with a history of (Cerebrovascular accident) who was on regular Aspirin ingestion.

He presented to the ER as a case of intestinal obstruction due to suspicion of strangulated inguinal hernia based on an unclear Ultrasound picture. He underwent an emergency exploration of the hernia where the balloon of a Foley’s catheter was found inside a diverticulum of the urinary bladder, herniated through an Ogilvie hernia.

Ogilvie hernia is a rare incident that happens mostly in elderly males. The herniated part contains prevesical fat, bladder andor loops of intestines. Diagnosis must be made preoperatively through CT scan or Cystourethrogram. First line management involves surgical reduction of the bladder and hernia repair. Resection of the herniated part is generally limited to necrotic tissues.

Highlights
• Bladder hernias are rare incidents that are mostly discovered intraoperatively.

• Diagnosis must be made preoperatively to avoid risk of injuring the bladder

• High index of suspicion for bladder hernia is vital in elderly males with urinary or intestinal symptoms

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