Ultrasound of the scrotum is the primary imaging method used to evaluate testicular masses, disorders of the testicles and surrounding tissues.
Indications for scrotal ultrasound include the evaluation of:
- Scrotal or testicular pain
- Scrotal mass or swelling
- Absent or undescended testicle
- Testicular torsion
- Evaluation for testicular cancer
How is scrotal ultrasound performed?
Warm gel is placed on the scrotum. Images are generated using sound waves.
Exam takes approximately 30 minutes