Torsion of the testicle

It is time to stop tossing the dice

Larry B Mellick

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Abstract

In this review, long-held myths and misperceptions about the evaluation and management of testicular torsion are discussed, and recommendations for the management of patients who present with acute scrotal pain are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-86
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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Keywords

  • epididymitis
  • epididymo-orchitis
  • malpractice
  • scrotal pain
  • testicle
  • testicular torsion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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Torsion of the testicle : It is time to stop tossing the dice. / Mellick, Larry B.

In: Pediatric Emergency Care, Vol. 28, No. 1, 01.01.2012, p. 80-86.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mellick, Larry B. / Torsion of the testicle : It is time to stop tossing the dice. In: Pediatric Emergency Care. 2012 ; Vol. 28, No. 1. pp. 80-86.
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