Testicular torsion (gross pathology)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Acute scrotal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Male

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

Author: Chandra Krishnan (Flickr profile here)

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