How to Ultrasound a Painful Testis and a Testicular Mass



Essential considerations are: whether a mass is in the testis or not, whether the painful testis has increased or decreased vascularity, and whether the presenting symptoms, such as trauma, are masking an underlying lesion.


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Further Reading

  1. Allan PL, Baxter GM, Weston MJ, editors. Clinical ultrasound. 3rd ed. London: Churchill Livingstone; 2011: Chapter 31.Google Scholar
  2. Baxter G, Sidhu P, editors. Ultrasound of the urogenital system. Stuttgart: Thieme; 2006: Chapter 11.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologySt James’s University HospitalLeedsUK

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