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Playing football all day. Pain and swelling to L. scrotal half ? torsion

Patient Data

Age: 5
Gender: Male

L. hydrocele is present. The epididymis is enlarged and echogenic consistent with epididymitis.

Note that good central blood flow on doppler doesn't exclude torsion. Clinician was quering torsion. Clinical examination findings not given, however if there was high clinical suscpicion of torsion, ultrasound is inappropriate for this pt.

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Case information

rID: 18867
Published: 25th Jul 2012
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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