Perinatal testicular torsion: preoperative radiological findings and the argument for urgent surgical exploration.

@article{Ahmed2008PerinatalTT,
  title={Perinatal testicular torsion: preoperative radiological findings and the argument for urgent surgical exploration.},
  author={Sally J. Ahmed and George W. Kaplan and Marvalyn Decambre},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 8},
  pages={
          1563-5
        }
}
Perinatal testicular torsion is an infrequent event, the management of which has been controversial. Occurrence is rare, estimated at 1 in 7500 newborns (Kaplan, G. W., Silber, I.: Neonatal torsion--to pex or not? In: Urologic surgery in neonates and young infants. Edited by King, L.R. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 1988; Chapter 20, pp. 386-395). The frequency of bilateral perinatal torsion is up to 22% (J Urol. 2005;174:1579). Here, we describe two cases of bilateral asynchronous perinatal… CONTINUE READING
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