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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Table 3 reports data on the practice of fixing the explored testis in case of negative scrotal exploration for TT.
Accurate characterization of this entity may allow a more conservative scrotal exploration rather than a radical orchiectomy.
Weidner, "Detection of normal intratesticular perfusion using color coded duplex sonography obviates need for scrotal exploration in patients with suspected testicular torsion," Journal of Urology, vol.
[23] Ultrasonography: Large Scrotal exploration. left scrotal hematoma Matsui et al.
A 2015 study found that the risk of chronic orchalgia in children who underwent scrotal exploration for acute scrotal pain occurs in 1.4% of cases (Hart et al., 2015).
The diagnosis was not determined in only one case; thus, scrotal exploration was finally performed and an intact testiculus was observed.
Immediate or late scrotal exploration may be performed with or without orchiectomy.
Unfortunately, these symptoms overlap with other conditions including acute epididymo-orchitis, and quite often it is scrotal exploration that confirms the diagnosis.
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 0.5% levobupivacaine (0.24 ml/kg).
Additional diagnostic studies that are discussed include bone densitometry, pituitary imaging, genetic studies, testicular biopsy, and scrotal exploration.