Testicular torsion

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Patient reports an episode of acute left testicular pain a month ago, with a reduction in clinical manifestations a few weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Left testis with horizontal orientation, with slightly reduced dimensions, with diffusely reduced echogenicity and heterogeneous echotexture, with no detectable blood flow on color Doppler. Hyperechoic left epididymis, which cannot be individualized from the spermatic cord.

Case Discussion

After a diagnosis of late testicular torsion, the patient underwent left orchiectomy and right orchidopexy.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D., Dr. Rebecca Carolina Silva Lins M.D., and Dr. Arthur Ataide Lopes M.D.

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Case information

rID: 83524
Published: 26th Oct 2020
Last edited: 26th Oct 2020
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal

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