Testicular torsion, time is of the essence: a case for testicular preservation
Keywords:Testicular torsion, Intermittent testicular torsion, Pediatric
Testicular torsion around the spermatic cord causes arterial and venous occlusion, which can lead to swelling, ischemia, and eventually necrosis of the testicle. It is a urologic emergency that requires a time-dependent diagnosis to prevent testicular loss. This is a case report of an atypical presentation of a 15-year-old male with a 5-day history of testicular torsion, that resulted in preservation of testes viability immediately after detorsion and at 4-week follow-up.
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