Testicular torsion and the acute scrotum: current emergency management

@article{Ta2016TesticularTA,
  title={Testicular torsion and the acute scrotum: current emergency management},
  author={Anthony D. Ta and F. D’arcy and Nathan Hoag and John P D'Arcy and Nathan L Lawrentschuk},
  journal={European Journal of Emergency Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={160–165}
}
The acute scrotum is a challenging condition for the treating emergency physician requiring consideration of a number of possible diagnoses including testicular torsion. Prompt recognition of torsion and exclusion of other causes may lead to organ salvage, avoiding the devastating functional and psychological issues of testicular loss and minimizing unnecessary exploratory surgeries. This review aims to familiarize the reader with the latest management strategies for the acute scrotum… Expand
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