Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of testicular torsion?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Oreoluwa I Ogunyemi, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis of testicular torsion include the following:

  • Torsion of testicular or epididymal appendage
  • Epididymitis, orchitis, epididymo-orchitis
  • Hydrocele
  • Testis tumor
  • Idiopathic scrotal edema
  • Idiopathic testicular infarction
  • Traumatic rupture
  • Traumatic hematoma

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