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Solution to Unknown Case #20 – Epididymo-orchitis

History: 5 year old boy with left scrotal pain.  This is a case of epididymitis-orchitis, which is also referred to as epididymoorchitis or acute scrotum. Epididymoorchitis is an infection of the testicle and epididymis. Orchitis alone is much less common. Ultrasound is the gold standard of diagnosis, and it classically appears as hypoechoic enlargement of the … Continue reading

Unknown Case #20 – Pediatric Scrotal Ultrasound

History: 5 year old boy with left scrotal pain.  What is your differential diagnosis for these findings in this 5 year old boy with left scrotal pain? Comment and share below!

Solution to Unknown Case #18 – Varicocele and Aliasing in Ultrasound

History: 14 year old boy with lump in scrotum. This is a case of a varicocele. A varicocele is dilation of the pampiniform plexus of veins due to retrograde flow in the internal spermatic vein. It is diagnosed most frequently by ultrasound criteria of vessels dilated to 2-3 mm or more. Varicoceles are seen about … Continue reading

Unknown Case #18 – Pediatric Scrotal Ultrasound

History: 14 year old boy with lump in scrotum.  What is your diagnosis for this pediatric patient with a lump in his left scrotum? Comment and share below!

Scrotal Fibrous Pseudotumor

History: 55 year old male with incidental lump in his scrotum.  The imaging here is essentially diagnostic of scrotal fibrous pseudotumor, particularly, the marked hypointensity on T2W MR imaging. A scrotal fibrous pseudotumor typically arises from the tunica albuginea or vaginalis and can break free to form a “scrotal mouse.”

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