Spermatic Cord Torsion


Engelsk definition

The twisting of the SPERMATIC CORD due to an anatomical abnormality that left the TESTIS mobile and dangling in the SCROTUM. The initial effect of testicular torsion is obstruction of venous return. Depending on the duration and degree of cord rotation, testicular symptoms range from EDEMA to interrupted arterial flow and testicular pain. If blood flow to testis is absent for 4 to 6 h, SPERMATOGENESIS may be permanently lost.

Svenska synonymer

Testikelvridning Torsio testis Testistorsion Pungvred

Engelska synonymer

Spermatic Cord Torsions Torsion, Spermatic Cord Torsions, Spermatic Cord Torsion Of Testicular Cord Testicular Torsion Testicular Torsions Torsion, Testicular Torsions, Testicular