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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2017, Article ID 2368237, 2 pages
Case Report

Chronic Dialysis Dependent Renal Failure Resulting from a Massive Bladder Containing Inguinal Hernia

Department of Radiology, SUNY, HSBC, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Robert F. Leonardo; ude.etatsnwod@odranoel.trebor

Received 12 January 2017; Accepted 20 April 2017; Published 7 May 2017

Academic Editor: Bruce J. Barron

Copyright © 2017 Michael M. Herskowitz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Bladder involvement in inguinal hernia is relatively rare, 1–4%, although the incidence is increased to 10% with advancing age or obesity. There are several previously reported cases presenting with obstructive uropathy and renal failure, but all reversed with urinary diversion and hernia repair. We believe this to be the first reported case of bladder hernia leading to dialysis dependent chronic renal failure.