Which ultrasonographic findings suggest testicular torsion?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Oreoluwa I Ogunyemi, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Ultrasonographic findings suggestive of acute testicular torsion include the following [30] :

  • Absent or decreased blood flow in the affected testicle

  • Decreased flow velocity in the intratesticular arteries

  • Increased resistive indices in the intratesticular arteries

  • Hypervascularity with a low resistance flow pattern (after partial torsion-detorsion)

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