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>Journals >Acta Pediátrica de México >Year 2009, Issue 4

Baeza-Herrera C, Suárez-Estrada C, Cortés-García R, Mauro-Ibarra JY
Epididimal torsion
Acta Pediatr Mex 2009; 30 (4)

Language: Español
References: 10
Page: 201-203
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Complete dissociation of testis and epididymis caused by epididymal torsion is a very rare condition. Our 15-year-old patient presented with severe scrotum pain which required immediate surgical exploration. A total infarction of the epididymis was found as a result of epididymal torsion. The short attachment of the epididymis to the testis predisposed the torsion of the epididymis. Epididymectomy was carried out and the testis was sutured down.

Key words: Acute scrotum, testicular infarction, epididymis, testis.


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