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ISSN: 2643-6760

Surgery & Case Studies: Open Access Journal

Case Report(ISSN: 2643-6760)

Testicular Torsion in Adolescent: A Dilemma in Early Diagnosis Lead to Infarction of Testis

Volume 4 - Issue 5

Pankaj Srivastava1*, Shalini Srivastava2, Dhirendra Ray3, Ram Jeet Maurya4, Neeraj Arora5, Richu Grover5 and Sagar Srivastava6

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    • 1Surgery, Om Surgical Center & Maternity Home, Varanasi, India
    • 2Om Surgical Center & Maternity Home, Varanasi, India
    • 3Sirona Diagnostika, Varanasi, India
    • 4Om Surgical Center & Maternity Home, Varanasi, India
    • 5Rama Medical College and Research Hospital, Kanpur, India
    • 6Clinical research Coordinator, Om Surgical Center & Maternity Home, Varanasi, India

    Corresponding author: Pankaj Srivastava, Laparoscopic, Thoracic, Thoracoscopic & VATS Surgeon, Om Surgical Center & Maternity Home, SA 17/3, P-4, Sri Krishna Nagar, Paharia, Ghazipur Road, Varanasi, UP, India

    ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7321-614X

Received: April 20, 2020   Published: April 30, 2020

DOI: 10.32474/SCSOAJ.2020.04.000199

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Abstract

Testicular torsion is an acute emergency condition that warrants urgent diagnosis to save the testis from fatal infarction. We herein report a case of Testicular infarction due to testicular torsion in a 15 years old young boy. The purpose of presenting this case is to emphasize the early intervention of Color Doppler study of scrotum to avoid delayed surgical corrective measures which, if taken on time, could have saved the testis. We strongly recommend that Testis must be examined by the consulting physician in all patients presenting with nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain and if found tender, the immediate ultrasonography of the scrotum with color doppler imaging should be done. It should also be included in the differential diagnosis of the any lower abdomen pain on either side irrespective of absence of testicular tenderness or any local complaints.

Keywords: Testis, Torsion, Infarction, Testicular torsion, Acute scrotum, Testicular pain, Color doppler, Adolescent

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