Acute scrotal pain.

  title={Acute scrotal pain.},
  author={S W Burgher},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  volume={16 4},
          781-809, vi
  • S W Burgher
  • Published 1998 in Emergency medicine clinics of North America
The diagnosis of acute scrotal pain can be difficult. The most common causes include torsion of a testicular appendage, epididymitis, and testicular torsion, which account for 85% to 90% of all cases. These entities may be clinically indistinguishable because characteristic symptoms and signs for each overlap, whereas pathognomonic features are uncommon. Diagnostic accuracy without delay is required to avoid the loss of testicular function in testicular torsion cases and to avoid unnecessary… CONTINUE READING

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