Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Testis and Scrotum

  • Shari-Lynn Umlas Odzer
  • Marco A. Amendola

Abstract

A variety of imaging techniques have been employed to supplement the clinical findings and the physical examination for evaluation of scrotal and testicular abnormalities. High resolution ultrasonography with color flow Doppler studies is currently the imaging modality of choice for initial evaluation due to its low cost, wide availability, multiplanar imaging capabilities, short examination time, and lack of ionizing radiation. Limitations of ultrasonography include its small field of view, low specificity, and operator dependence.

Keywords

Ischemia Lymphoma Leukemia Tuberculosis Adenosine 

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  • Shari-Lynn Umlas Odzer
  • Marco A. Amendola

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