The significance of elevated scrotal temperature in an adolescent with a varicocele.


Simultaneous measurements of left and right scrotal, and axillary skin temperatures were recorded in 58 consecutive adolescents (mean age 14.4 years) with a grade II-III left sided varicocele, and nine control adolescents without genital pathology (mean age 15.7 years). Left and right testicular volumes were determined in both groups. The adolescents with a… (More)