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Misdiagnosed adult testicular torsion: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19530548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Adult testicular torsion is thought to be rare if not relatively unusual. The rarity could be an underestimation since there are many episodes of missed torsions and misdiagnosis with other conditions of acute scrotum despite the now widespread ultra sound availability that are being reported in the literature. Such a misdiagnosis is herein reported of a 41-year-old man.
P L W Ndaguatha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  East African medical journal     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0012-835X     ISO Abbreviation:  East Afr Med J     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-17     Completed Date:  2009-12-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372766     Medline TA:  East Afr Med J     Country:  Kenya    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 19676-00202, Nairobi, Kenya.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnostic Errors*
Scrotum / injuries*,  pathology,  ultrasonography
Spermatic Cord Torsion / diagnosis*,  surgery,  ultrasonography

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