Acute orchitis with pyocele

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Young male presented with painful right scrotal swelling. No history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 22
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound
  • enlarged right testis with hypervascularity on Doppler imaging
  • extra-testicular tiny floating echoes with thin septa favour pyocele
  • right spermatic cord was thickened, echogenic and hypervascular when compared to left (no image uploaded here)
  • right sided reactive inguinal nodes were present (no image uploaded here)

Case Discussion

Acute orchitis with pyocele was final diagnosis

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Case Information

rID: 12869
Case created: 22nd Jan 2011
Last edited: 18th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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