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Orchitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Left testicular pain for the last 3 days.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Left testis shows hypoechoic ill-defined area involving lower polar region with increased vascularity.

Left epididymis is normal.

Left sided fluid with echoes in tunical sac.

Increased thickness and echogenicity of left spermatic cord.

Right testis, epididymis and cord are normal.

Case Discussion

Orchitis is infection of the testicle, which may be isolated or in conjunction with the epididymis, termed epididymo-orchitis.

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Case information

rID: 21520
Published: 29th Jan 2013
Last edited: 8th Feb 2021
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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