Testicular Torsion (cont.)
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Testicular Torsion Causes
The cause of the majority of cases is the bell clapper deformity, an anatomic abnormality that is present in some males. This anatomical condition allows the spermatic cord to twist more easily, resulting in compromise of the blood supply to the testicle. This can occur spontaneously or may be associated with trauma. There is no way to detect this deformity. In significant number of men who have this anatomical abnormality will have it in both testicles.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/14/2015
Clifford Spanierman, MD
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