Focal orchitis presenting as bilateral testicular masses

Jose A. Karam, Linda A. Baker

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Abstract

A 14-year-old male presented with bilateral scrotal pain. Ultrasound with Doppler revealed multiple bilateral testicular masses that were hypoechoic and hypervascular. Tumor markers and endocrinologic work-up were normal. Bilateral inguinal exploration of the testicles was done and biopsy revealed inflammation with no evidence of malignancy. The patient's pain resolved a few weeks postoperatively. Follow-up ultrasound revealed resolution of the masses. Multiple pathologic testicular entities can present as hypoechoic areas on sonography. Thorough work-up should be performed prior to advocating orchiectomy based only on ultrasound findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-339
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Urology
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2007

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Orchitis
Pain
Doppler Ultrasonography
Orchiectomy
Groin
Tumor Biomarkers
Testis
Ultrasonography
Inflammation
Biopsy
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Exploration
  • Orchitis
  • Testicular mass
  • Testicular pain
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Focal orchitis presenting as bilateral testicular masses. / Karam, Jose A.; Baker, Linda A.

In: Journal of Pediatric Urology, Vol. 3, No. 4, 08.2007, p. 337-339.

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