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Testicular Torsion (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

testicular torsion, testicular injury, testicular pain, testicle pain, swollen testicles, testicular swelling, sore testicles, twisted testicle, testicular trauma, testicular problems, testicular discomfort, swollen painful testicle, scrotal swelling, scrotal pain, scrotum pain, blow to the testicles, blow to the scrotum, acute scrotal pain, testicles, testes, balls, gonads, scrotum, testicle, teste, ball, gonad, spermatic cord, tender testicle, testicle loss, orchiectomy, orchiopexy, torsed testicle

Authors and Editors

Author: Clifford Spanierman, MD, Consulting Staff, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Lutheran General Hospital of Oak Brook, Advocate Health System

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com


Last Editorial Review: 5/15/2007

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Testicular torsion is a true urologic emergency and must be differentiated from other complaints of testicular pain because a delay in diagnosis and management can lead to loss of the testicle.

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