Testicular infarction from torsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Acute onset, non-traumatic left hemiscrotal pain for six days. No fever.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male

The symptomatic left testis is oedematous with the loss of normal echopattern without vascularity. There is twisted intra-scrotal spermatic cord. 

Right testis shows normal size, echopattern and vascularity.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest testicular torsion leading to infarction.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 49841
Published: 6th Dec 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.