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Scrotal Ultrasound

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:

  • Pain
  • Absent or undescended testicle
  • Testicular torsion
  • Inflammation
  • Mass
  • Epididymitis
  • Evaluation for testicular cancer

How is scrotal ultrasound performed?

Warm gel is placed on the scrotum. Images are generated using sound waves.
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