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IMAGING FOR RESIDENTS QUIZ Table of Contents  
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Acute Scrotum – When ultrasound is enough for the diagnosis


 Department of Radiology, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisbon, Portugal

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Date of Submission11-Feb-2022
Date of Decision07-Feb-2022
Date of Acceptance01-Mar-2022
Date of Web Publication27-May-2022
 


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Padilha CC, Delgado L. Acute Scrotum – When ultrasound is enough for the diagnosis. J Med Ultrasound [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2022 Aug 10]. Available from: http://www.jmuonline.org/preprintarticle.asp?id=346196





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Case

A 45-year-old male presented in the emergency department with a progressive 5 days of pain, in the right testicle. The examination showed a fever (38°C), an increase of the right testicle volume, and pain through palpation. Ultrasound (US) was performed, and what is your diagnosis? [Figure 1], [Figure 2], [Figure 3].
Figure 1: Gray-scale ultrasound of the right epididymis (a), and color Doppler (b) of the right epididymal head and spermatic cord, in the longitudinal plane

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Figure 2: Color Doppler ultrasound in the longitudinal plane of both testicles

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Figure 3: Color Doppler ultrasound in the longitudinal plane of the right epididymal tail

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Declaration of patient consent

The authors certify that they have obtained all appropriate patient consent forms. In the form, the patient has given his consent for his images and other clinical information to be reported in the journal. The patient understands that his name and initials will not be published and due efforts will be made to conceal identity, but anonymity cannot be guaranteed.

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Correspondence Address:
Carolina Cairrao Padilha,
Department of Radiology, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Hospital São Francisco Xavier, Estrada Forte Do Alto Duque, 1449-005, Lisbon
Portugal
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