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Case 11572

Epididymo-orchitis in a cryptorchidic testis presenting clinically as acute appendicitis

Author(s)
María Luz Paredes Martínez, Juana María Plasencia Martínez

Morales Meseguer
Sms, Radiodiagnostico
Marques De Los Velez Sn
30008 Murcia, Spain
Email:paredes_mlu@hotmail.com
 
Patient
male, 48 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound (US) image

    Inflammatory changes in the right DIR (deep inguinal ring)

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Genital / Reproductive system male; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Ultrasound-Colour Doppler; Ultrasound-Spectral Doppler; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Infection; Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Sequential CT-images

    Inflammatory changes in CT-imaging

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Genital / Reproductive system male; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Acute; Infection; Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    US and CT-images

    Correlation of axial US (a) and CT images (b) with inflammatory changes.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Genital / Reproductive system male; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Ultrasound; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Infection; Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    CT reconstructions

    Curved (a) and sagittal oblique (b) CT reconstructions with a normal appendix.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Genital / Reproductive system male; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Acute; Infection; Inflammation;
     
     
Inflammatory changes in the right DIR (deep inguinal ring)
 
Inflammatory changes in CT-imaging
 
Correlation of axial US (a) and CT images (b) with inflammatory changes.
 
Curved (a) and sagittal oblique (b) CT reconstructions with a normal appendix.
 
 
 
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