scrotal exploration

scrotal exploration

Urology Scrotal palpation for evaluating infertility and presence of masses; SE may reveal testicular defects, obstruction, or congenital defects of vas deferens. See Infertility.
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Unfortunately, these symptoms overlap with other conditions including acute epididymo-orchitis, and quite often it is scrotal exploration that confirms the diagnosis.
Color doppler ultrasound revealed absent blood flow to the left testicle (Figure 1), thus the patient was urgently taken to the OR for scrotal exploration and evaluation for testicular torsion.
One 12-year-old patient, who had scrotal exploration via an inguinal approach, had no block to ice assessed 60 minutes post-injection of 10 ml 0.
Spajic and colleagues (10) reported a case involving a 31-year-old man with acute scrotum in whom emergency scrotal exploration revealed a cholesterol granuloma of the epididymis.
While it is not known with certainty what future effect this type of injury may have on sperm transport and eventual fertility, avoiding scrotal exploration in these cases may minimize the potential damage to the epididymis itself, and patients should be counselled accordingly.
To clarify the matter, he underwent scrotal exploration.
The general surgery team was consulted and reduction of the hernia was done under anesthetic before the scrotal exploration.
He underwent a scrotal exploration (inguinal approach) and frozen section to out-rule malignancy.
The patient underwent scrotal exploration through an inguinal incision.
This report represents an interesting case of biopsy-proven polyorchidism with torsion of an ipsilateral abnormal bilobed testis that was diagnosed intraoperatively during scrotal exploration for a suspected testicular torsion.
Scrotal exploration showed the testicular tissue had entirely extruded from the tunica albuginea and was necrotic (Fig.