A 25-year review of the acute scrotum in children.

@article{Sidler1997A2R,
  title={A 25-year review of the acute scrotum in children.},
  author={D Richard Sidler and Ruth Brown and Alastair John Ward Millar and Heinz Rode and Sidney Cywes},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 12},
  pages={
          1696-8
        }
}
Controversy persists with regard to the diagnosis and treatment of the acute scrotum in children. The differential diagnosis includes torsion of the testis, torsion of one of the appendices testis and epididymo-orchitis. Clinical differentiation is notoriously difficult and our policy has been to explore the scrotum of all who present with signs of an acute scrotum. The medical records of 199 boys aged less than 13 years who presented with an acute scrotum at Red Cross War Memorial Children's… CONTINUE READING
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