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Torsion of undescended testis in an infant: case for early orchiopexy.
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PMID:  22315872     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Torsion of the testis is a true surgical emergency in paediatric age group. Prompt recognition of the condition and immediate surgical intervention is the only hope for testicular salvage. The condition becomes all the more important when this occurs in an undescended testis as the diagnosis is often delayed, and therefore the treatment too. A six-month old infant presented with the torsion of an undescended testis. Even prompt exploration could not avoid the necrosis and orchidectomy was done. Therefore to avoid this almost unsalvageable condition the orchiopexy must be considered at an earlier age.
Authors:
Rupa Dalmia Singh; Santosh Kumar Singh
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  109     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  593-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatrics, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur 208001.
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