Testicular rupture

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies


Struck by a car at low speed, slid under car and was dragged a short distance.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
  • Herniation of the left testicular parenchyma measuring 2.9 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm through a defect in the tunica albuginea of the inferior pole
  • Reduced, but present, doppler flow into the herniated tissue compared to the normal testicular parenchyma
  • Multiple small (5-6 mm) left testicular intraparenchymal  hemorrhages
  • Small left hydrocoele

Case Discussion

The patient was taken to the operating theater by the urology team, where there left testicular rupture and scrotum was explored, debrided and repaired.

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Case information

rID: 43912
Published: 4th Apr 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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