Testicular Torsion Overview
Testicular torsion is a surgical emergency that may result in the loss of the affected testicle if not treated promptly. This is a painful condition caused by the twisting of the spermatic cord, which causes a loss of blood flow to the testicle. Testicular tissue cannot survive without blood flow. Torsion is the most common cause of testicle loss in adolescent males.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/14/2015
Clifford Spanierman, MD
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