137,056 Registered Members as of 11/29/2015.
Pelvis » Scrotum And Testicles
Acute left epididymitis
« Back to Listing
Presentation A 25 year old male, presents with a one day history of acute left-sided scrotal pain. He has no history of trauma.
Caption: Transverse view of the epididymis on both sides.
Description: The left epididymal body and tail are enlarged and have a heterogeneously hypoechoic appearance. The right side is normal.
Caption: Comparative color Doppler view.
Description: The left epididymis is very hypervascular as compared to the right side, consistent with an inflammatory pathology.
Caption: Transverse color Doppler scan of the left scrotum
Description: The adjacent left testis shows a normal color flow. A very hypervascular epididymal body and tail region is noted again.
Differential Diagnosis Acute left epididymitis
Final Diagnosis Acute left epididymitis
Discussion A similar case has been discussed earlier. To view the discussion, click here .
Follow Up This patient was treated with antibiotics and the follow up ultrasound was normal.
Other contents by this Author