Testicular torsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


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

Patient Data

Age: 15-20Y
Gender: Male

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.

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Case information

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

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