Home Medicine PA Boards 68: Testicular Torsion is an EMERGENCY

PA Boards 68: Testicular Torsion is an EMERGENCY

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1. Testicular torsion is a medical emergency!
2. This is a clinical diagnosis and ultrasound is not necessary
3. Presents with acute pain, erythema, swelling, and N/V
4. Absent cremasteric reflex and negative Prehn sign
5. Treated surgically

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