Testicular torsion following orchiopexy

James A. Morgan, Larry B. Mellick

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A case of testicular torsion one year after orchiopexy is presented. The occurrence of testicular torsion following surgery is a rare event which has the potential for diagnostic misadventures. To better delineate this condition, we performed a literature review of all reported cases of recurrent testicular torsion. Thirteen reported patients with testicular torsion following orchiopexy are presented and discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-246
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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    Morgan, J. A., & Mellick, L. B. (1986). Testicular torsion following orchiopexy. Pediatric Emergency Care, 2(4), 244-246.