Testicular torsion and infarction

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Right iliac fossa pain for three days. Ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis done on initial presentation was normal. Responded to conservative treatment and was symptom free two days prior. Again consulted for right hemiscrotal pain for last 24 yrs. Right hemiscrotal swelling confirmed on exam.

Patient Data

Age: 20-25Y
Gender: Male

Relative enlargement and hypoechogenicity of the right testicle relative to the left. No flow on color Doppler imaging. Findings are compatible with testicular torsion.

Case Discussion

Operated after a few hours, but unfortunately, the testis was necrosed.

Tesicular torsion

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Case information

rID: 17716
Published: 8th May 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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