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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013, Article ID 610312, 3 pages
Case Report

Transitional Cell Carcinoma within a Portion of Inguinally Herniated Bladder

Department of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr., 3 RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242-1089, USA

Received 18 April 2013; Accepted 15 May 2013

Academic Editors: J. P. Gearhart and M. Sheikh

Copyright © 2013 Matthew A. Uhlman 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 herniation within the inguinal canal is a relatively uncommon finding. We report an even less-common occurrence of transitional cell carcinoma located within a portion of inguinally herniated bladder. Fewer than 20 reports exist in the literature describing this scenario.