Neonatal testicular torsion--a lost cause?

@article{John2008NeonatalTT,
  title={Neonatal testicular torsion--a lost cause?},
  author={Cheri Mathews John and Gagan Kooner and Deepa Elizabeth Mathew and Shiban Ahmed and Simon E. Kenny},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2008},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={
          502-4
        }
}
UNLABELLED Twenty-four neonates presented with signs of testicular ischaemia over a 13-year period. They had a mean birth weight of 3.706 kg. The right testicle was affected in 13, the left in 9 and there was bilateral torsion in 2 babies. Two babies had no twist in the cord, but the testicles were nonviable macroscopically and microscopically. Twenty-one babies had primary exploration revealing necrotic testes in all patients and they underwent orchidectomies. The other three babies had… CONTINUE READING

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