Orchi-epididymitis - Color Ultrasound


Title: Color Ultrasound - Orchi-epididymitis
Diagnosis: Orchi-epididymitis
Author: Dr.ROSSET Antoine
Comment: Dr. KHAN Haleem
Hospital: HUG
Department: Radiologie
State: Terminée
Date: 21.03.2003
: 4286
Chapter: Urology

Clinical Presentation: Acute painful scrotum in a youngadult
Comment: The main differential of acute scrotal pain istesticular torsion with
infarction. Epididymitis is the most commoncause of an acute painful scrotum. When
torsion is diagnosed in thefirst 5-6 h from the onset of pain testicules salvage may
be80%-100%. This rapidly decreases to only 20 % at 12 h. CDFI andPower Doppler show
decreased or absent flow.
Description: The testicle is normal sized and is homogenous. TheDoppler study
shows marked hypervascularity. The epididymis isenlarged, hypoehoic and

Order: 1046
Dislocation: 0
Polytrauma: 0
Open: 0
Pathologic: 0
Operation: 00.00.00
Graft: 0

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