Testicular torsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Left hemiscrotal pain for one week. No fever/ trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

The left testis is diffusely hypoechoic without any mass lesions. There is no flow on the Power Doppler imaging. The left spermatic cord shows twisting.
The right testis shows a normal echopattern and vascularity.
There is no hydrocele on either side. Both hemiscrotal wall thickness is normal.

Case Discussion

An adolescent boy presented with hemiscrotal pain for the last one week. Ultrasound shows hypoechoic testis without vascularity and a whirlpool sign of the testicular torsion.

Surgery revealed non-viable testis. Orchiectomy was done.


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Case information

rID: 42177
Published: 11th Jan 2016
Last edited: 10th May 2020
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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