Which physical finding indicates testicular torsion in the pediatric population?

Updated: Aug 31, 2018
  • Author: Oreoluwa I Ogunyemi, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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In the pediatric population, there is a higher likelihood for testicular torsion if the testis is high riding compared with the other side. [10] While abnormal lie can help diagnose testicular torsion, fewer than 50% of cases demonstrate true horizontal lie. [22]


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