Testicular torsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Left hemiscrotal pain for three days. Vomiting. No trauma. No fever.

Patient Data

Age: 15-20Y
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

LEFT testis: Oedematous, heterogeneous echopattern, no flow on color Doppler imaging.

Twist of LEFT intrapermatic cord is noted.

RIGHT testis: normal.

Case Discussion

Findings of testicular torsion and infarction, third day from onset of complaints.

Surgery a few hours later demonstrated a non-viable testis: orchiectomy performed.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 28793
Case created: 12th Apr 2014
Last edited: 30th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

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

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.