ISSN No. 2079-8547 (Recognized by PMDC)
THE ACUTELY PAINFUL SCROTUM IN CHILDREN: REVIEW OF 29 CONSECUTIVE CASES
Background: Acute scrotum refers to sign and symptoms associated with local inflammation. Testicular torsion, torsion
of the testicular appendix and epididymo orchitis are common causes of acute scrotum. It is an emergency with 6 hour
critical time for surgery. it is possible to diagnose testicular torsion with almost 100% accuracy on physical examination
with the help of colour doppler ultrasonography.