Polyarteritis nodosa presenting as acute orchitis: A case report and review of the literature

J. M H Teichman, R. F. Mattrey, A. M. Demby, J. D. Schmidt

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Abstract

We report a case of polyarteritis nodosa initially presenting as acute orchitis and review 4 similar reports in the literature. Of the cases 2 were diagnosed preoperatively. In 2 cases in which immunological markers were measured abnormal values were obtained. All 5 cases required biopsy for diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1139-1140
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume149
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

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Keywords

  • orchitis
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • testicular neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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