Torsion of the testicle: It is time to stop tossing the dice

Larry B. Mellick

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In this review, long-held myths and misperceptions about the evaluation and management of testicular torsion are discussed, and recommendations for the management of patients who present with acute scrotal pain are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-86
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric emergency care
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • epididymitis
  • epididymo-orchitis
  • malpractice
  • scrotal pain
  • testicle
  • testicular torsion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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