Testicular infarction from torsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

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.

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Case information

rID: 49841
Case created: 6th Dec 2016
Last edited: 30th May 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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