TORSION OF APPENDIX OF TESTIS

Authors

  • Muhammad Misbah Rashid
  • Badar Murtaza
  • Naser Ali Khan

Abstract

An case of torsion of the appendix of testis is described in a 10 years old boy. He presented withsudden onset of severe pain in the left testis of 3 days duration. Emergency exploration of the lefttestis revealed a gangrenous appendix of the left testis. The appendix of the testis was excised andthe wound was closed. The patient made a smooth post-operative recovery.KEY WORDS: torsion, appendix testis, exploration, gangrene

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