Category: Visual Diagnosis
Posted: 2/13/2017 by Tu Carol Nguyen, DO
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56 year-old male with history of hypertension presents with complaints of right scrotal swelling and pain. Denies any urinary symptoms, abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting or change in bowel habits or prior episodes. Temp was 99.0.
A scrotal ultrasound was done and an image of the right testis was seen (below). What's the diagnosis?
Answer: Right Epididymitis (and Hydrocele)
Take Home Points:
Kühn AL, Scortegagna E, Nowitzki KM, Kim YH. Ultrasonography of the scrotum in adults. Ultrasonography. 2016;35(3):180-97.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015. MMWR Recomm Rep 2015;64(No. RR-3): 1-137.
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