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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 183-185

Partial epididymal rupture and spermatic cord haematoma with an associated secondary testicular torsion due to blunt scrotal injury, in a 12-year-old boy


2nd Department of Pediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece, General Hospital 'Papageorgiou', Thessaloniki, Greece

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Dr. Kleanthis Anastasiadis
2nd Department of Pediatric Surgery, Aristotle University, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Ring Road Nea Efkarpia Region, 56403 Thessaloniki
Greece
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DOI: 10.4103/ajps.AJPS_29_21

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Scrotal injuries are not very common in children and are mostly due to blunt trauma from direct injury, sports injuries or motor vehicle accidents. Traumatic testicular torsion in children has been also infrequently reported in the literature. To ensure testicular salvage, an urgent and specialised diagnosis and management are necessary. We present a case of a partial epididymal rupture and spermatic cord haematoma with an associated secondary testicular torsion due to blunt scrotal injury, in a 12-year-old boy.


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