How is testicular torsion differentiated from acute epididymitis?

Updated: Apr 04, 2018
  • Author: Michelle DiMare, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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One must have a high index of suspicion for testicular torsion. Ultrasonography can help differentiate epididymitis from testicular torsion. [6, 7]


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