Testicular torsion

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

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Acute left testicular pain for two hours

Patient Data

Age: 10 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

The left testis is mal-oriented in position. It shows no intraparenchymal vascularity, no perfusion either by pulsed or power Doppler studies. No detectable vascularity also in the distal part of the left spermatic cord. The corresponding left epididymis appeared enlarged in size. Evidence of associated slight left reactive hydrocoele.

The right testis of normal size, position and homogenous echopattern. It shows good intraparenchymal vascularity.

Case Discussion

Left acute testicular torsion. The patient underwent urgent operative intervention and the left testis could be de-torted and saved.

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Case Information

rID: 28674
Case created: 6th Apr 2014
Last edited: 15th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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