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ALLMedicine™ Acute Epididymitis Center

Research & Reviews  46 results

Sonographic findings of COVID-19 related acute scrotal infection and associations with ...
Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU; Aydin S, Tokur O et. al.

Jul 2nd, 2022 - During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, patients present to hospitals with a wide range of symptoms. Some of these symptoms include acute orchitis and epididymitis. The goal of this research is to see if COVID-19 infection and scr...


Jun 7th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Epididymitis (inflammation of the epididymis; see the image below) is a significant cause of morbidity and is the fifth most common urologic diagnosis in men aged 18-50 years. [1] Epididymitis must be differentiated from testic...

Epididymitis Clinical Presentation

Jun 7th, 2022 - History The following history findings are associated with acute epididymitis and orchitis: Gradual onset of scrotal pain and swelling, often developing over several days (as opposed to hours, as in testicular torsion) Usually located on 1 side Dy...

Epididymitis Treatment & Management

Jun 7th, 2022 - Approach Considerations In chronic epididymitis, a 4- to 6-week trial of antibiotics for bacterial pathogens, especially against chlamydial infections, is appropriate. With epididymitis secondary to Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae, ...

Epididymitis Workup

Jun 7th, 2022 - Approach Considerations The following laboratory studies may be indicated for suspected epididymitis: Urinalysis - Pyuria or bacteriuria (50%); urine culture indicated for prepubertal [6] and elderly patients Complete blood count (CBC) - Leukocyto...

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A 69-Year-Old Man With Scrotal Swelling and Severe Pain: Osmosis USMLE Study Question

Sep 20th, 2019 - Answer: B. Escherichia coli Epididymitis is a common cause of testicular swelling in males. It can be characterized as acute or chronic. In acute epididymitis, the onset of testicular pain is often associated with redness, warmth, and inflammation...

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