Testicular ascent as a mechanism for intra-abdominal torsion

David C. Plitt, Joseph S. Fotos, Michael A. Hulse, Janet A. Neutze

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Testicular ascent, while uncommon, can occur. A testicle that has ascended out of the scrotum can torse and may present as an acute inguinal mass or acute abdomen. Testicle ascent can occur even if previous intra-scrotal location has been documented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number30105
Pages (from-to)299-294
Number of pages6
JournalRadiology Case Reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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