Scrotum, Testes, and Paratesticular Structures

  • Daniel J. SchnobrichEmail author
  • Bruce R. Gilbert


Ultrasound is the optimal modality for imaging the scrotum, testicles, and paratesticular structures, and is an essential procedure when the traditional physical exam is inconclusive or incomplete [1]. Ultrasound is required in the evaluation of epididymitis, orchitis, torsion, hydrocele, varicocele, trauma, and other scrotal anomalies (Figs. 32.1, 32.2, 32.3, and 32.4).


Testicle Scrotum Epididymis Torsion Epididymitis Orchitis Varicocele 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal MedicineUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.The Smith Institute for Urology, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellNew Hyde ParkUSA

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