Duncan, Newton D.; Gabay, Leslie A.; Coard, Kathleen C.; Antoine, Mathias; McDonald, Archibald H.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care; Pathology; Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Torsion of an intra-abdominal testicle in a neonate: Case report and review of the literature.
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
The thirty-ninth reported case of torsion of an intra-abdominal testicle is described in a neonate. The gonad was excised as is recommended because of the high incidence of malignancy (60% of 37 cases). Torsion of an intra-abdominal testicle should be considered where an abdominal mass with calcification is found in an infant with undescended testis. Ultrasonography improves the diagnostic accuracy in infants because of the cystic nature of these masses in this age group.....