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Testicular fracture is a break in the parenchyma of the testis as a result of blunt trauma.
A fracture line can be seen as a hypoechoic and avascular area within the testis but is only seen in 17% of cases 1.
Treatment and prognosis
The presence of blood flow demonstrates which region of the testis is still viable 2. Sometimes debridement along the line of the fracture is all that is required, while the rest of the testis is spared 2. Mild intratesticular fractures may be managed conservatively 3.