Testicular torsion: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


8 year old boy with acute scrotal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 8
Gender: Male


Case Discussion

Orchidectomy specimen demonstrating dusky, purple color to the testicular capsule, and hemorrhagic parenchyma, consistent with testicular torsion.

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Case information

rID: 10977
Case created: 6th Oct 2010
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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