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Ultrasound diagnosis: intra-abdominal torsion of a non-neoplastic testicle in a cryptorchid dog

Hecht, S.; King, R.; Tidwell, A.S.; Gorman, S.C.

Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound: the Official Journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association 45(1): 58-61

2004


ISSN/ISBN: 1058-8183
PMID: 15005362
DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8261.2004.04009.x
Accession: 012719664

A 6-month-old male bilaterally cryptorchid Boxer was examined for acute abdominal pain. The results of physical examination, laboratory testing, and ultrasonographic examination are presented. Intra-abdominal testicular torsion was suspected and confirmed at surgery. No evidence of neoplasia was found at histopathologic examination of the twisted testicle. A discussion of testicular torsion is presented.

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