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Although access to this website is not restricted, the information found here is intended for use by medical providers. Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians. Toggle navigation. Testicular Disorders Chapter. From Related Chapters. See Also Page Contents Orchitis. Page Contents Epidemiology Incidence U. Pathophysiology Ascending infection via vas deferens from prostatic Urethra.

Causes: Inflammatory conditions Post-infectious inflammation more common in prepubescent boys with 0. Risk Factors Gene ral risks Sexual activity esp. Symptoms Gradual onset of unilateral Scrotal Pain Pain localizes to posterior Testicle Pain may radiate to opposite Testicle or into lower Abdomen Contrast with Testicular Torsion where pain is sudden and unilateral Testicular Torsion pain may recur if torsion is intermittent rare in Epididymitis Orchitis may also present with sudden unilateral Testicular Pain and often comorbid with Epididymitis Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection rare in Testicular Torsion Fever Urethra l discharge Urinary Frequency Urinary urgency Dysuria Hematuria.

Signs Epididymis inflammation Tenderness to palpation at the epididymis, superior and posterolateral to Testicle Epididymis is enlarged and indurated Adjacent scrotal and testicular inflammation may occur with Testicular Torsion or infection Orchitis and Testicular Torsion both cause Testicular Swelling , scrotal erythema, reactive Hydrocele Cremasteric Reflex present in both Orchitis and Epididymitis Stroking inner thigh, retracts Testicle Absent in Testicular Torsion Prehn's Sign Positive Elevation of Scrotum relieves pain of Epididymitis In contrast, with Testicular Torsion , does not offer relief, and may exacerbate pain Unreliable as a single test in distinguishing Epididymitis from Testicular Torsion Testes assume normal position in Epididymitis and Orchitis Contrast with Testicular Torsion where the Testicle is high-riding with transverse orientation.

Management: Idiopathic Chronic Epididymitis Assumes negative evaluation as above and trial of empiric antibiotics Initial trial for 2 weeks Gene ral measures above for supportive care NSAID s for 2 weeks Failed general measures Tricyclic Antidepressant s e. Prognosis Symptoms improve over first days Inflammation and pain resolve over weeks. Images: Related links to external sites from Bing. Related Studies.

Trip Database TrendMD. Ontology: Epididymitis C Definition CSP inflammation of the epididymis, convoluted cordlike structure attached to the posterior of the testis. Norwegian Epididymitt , Betennelse i bitestikkel. Ontology: Epididymo-orchitis C Ontology: Infective epididymitis C Concepts Disease or Syndrome T SnomedCT English Infective epididymitis , Infective epididymitis disorder Spanish epididimitis infecciosa trastorno , epididimitis infecciosa.

Related Topics in Testicular Disorders. Urology Chapters. Urology - Testicular Disorders Pages. Back Links pages that link to this page. Search other sites for 'Epididymitis'. Disease or Syndrome T Epididymitt , Betennelse i bitestikkel. N45 , N Orquitis y epididimitis , Epididimoorquitis NEOM , Orquitis y epididimitis no especificadas , Epididimoorquitis , orquiepididimitis, no especificada trastorno , Orchitis and epididymitis NOS , orquiepididimitis , orquiepididimitis, no especificada , epididimorquitis, SAI trastorno , orquiepididimitis trastorno , orquitis y epididimitis, SAI trastorno , orquitis y epididimitis, SAI , epididimorquitis, SAI , orquitis y epididimitis trastorno , orquitis y epididimitis.

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