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Clinics in diagnostic imaging (33). Missed testicular torsion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10361489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 13-year-old boy presented with a painful scrotal swelling. On examination, the left testis was enlarged and tender. Ultrasound scan showed diffuse hypoechogenicity, with absent intra-testicular but increased peri-testicular blood flow. The diagnosis of missed testicular torsion was confirmed at surgery. The role of imaging in differentiating among other causes of painful scrotal swelling, such as infection, trauma and tumour, are discussed.
M Muttarak; W C Peh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-29     Completed Date:  1999-06-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  SINGAPORE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Epididymitis / ultrasonography
Scrotum / injuries
Spermatic Cord Torsion / ultrasonography*
Testicular Neoplasms / ultrasonography
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Singapore Med J 1999 Feb;40(2):73

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