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Acute Testicular Pain

Aka: Acute Testicular Pain, Testicular Pain, Scrotal Pain, Acute Scrotum, Orchialgia, Orchidodynia
  1. See Also
    1. Groin Pain
    2. Scrotal Mass
    3. Chronic Testicular Pain
  2. Causes: Common Acute Causes of Scrotal Pain
    1. Testicular Torsion
    2. Torsion of Testicular Appendage
    3. Epididymitis
    4. Orchitis
    5. Traumatic Injury to Scrotum
    6. Strangulated or incarcerated Inguinal Hernia
  3. Causes: Referred Scrotal Pain
    1. Renal Colic
    2. Acute Appendicitis (esp. retrocecal appendix)
    3. Diverticulitis
    4. Pancreatitis
    5. Lumbar Radiculopathy
      1. Ask about cauda equina symptoms if Lumbar Radiculopathy is suspected
  4. Causes: Uncommon Acute Causes of Scrotal Pain
    1. Testicular Cancer (5% of Testicular Pain cases)
    2. Familial mediterranean fever
    3. Henoch Schonlein Purpura
    4. Cysticercosis
    5. Local Hemorrhage
      1. Associated with Testicular Cancer
      2. Associated with testicular appendage
    6. Tick Bite or venomous bite
    7. Torsion of Spermatocele
    8. Torsion of Cavernous Lymphangioma
  5. Resources
    1. Gordhan (2015) Korean J Urol
      1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4294852/
  6. References
    1. Cristoforo (2019) Crit Dec Emerg Med 33(10): 15-20
    2. Barloon (1996) Am Fam Physician 53(3):1734-40 [PubMed]
    3. Crawford (2014) Am Fam Physician 89(9): 723-7 [PubMed]
    4. LeBlanc (2013) Am Fam Physician 87(12): 844-8 [PubMed]
    5. Sharer (1982) Surg Clin North Am 62:955-70 [PubMed]
    6. Son (1985) Prim Care 12:637-46 [PubMed]

Pain in testicle (C0039591)

Definition (NCI) A painful sensation in the testis.
Definition (NCI_CTCAE) A disorder characterized by a sensation of marked discomfort in the testis.
Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
SnomedCT 63901009, 247344005, 139425007, 155916006, 300491004, 198087004, 198076007
English TESTICULAR PAIN, TESTES PAIN, TESTIS PAIN, Pain in testicle, pain in the testes, testicular pain (symptom), testicular pain, Ache in testis, Testicular Pain, orchialgia, pain in testis, teste pain, testicle pain, testis pain, Pain;testes, testes pain, pain in testicle, Pain in testicle (disorder), Pain of testes (finding), Testicular pain, Testicle painful, Pain in testis, Pain of testes, Orchialgia, Orchidalgia, Orchidodynia, Pain in testicle (finding), pain; testis, testis; pain, Orchialgia, NOS, Orchidalgia, NOS, Orchidodynia, NOS, Testicular pain, NOS, pain in testes
Italian Dolore del testicolo, Dolore al testicolo
Dutch pijn in testis, pijn; testis, testis; pijn, testiculaire pijn
French Douleur dans une testicule, DOULEUR TESTICULAIRE, Douleur testiculaire
German Schmerz im Hoden, HODENSCHMERZ, Hodenschmerz
Portuguese Moinha testicular, Dor no testículo, DOR TESTICULAR, Dor testicular
Spanish Dolor en testículos, Dolor de testículos, TESTICULO, DOLOR, dolor testicular (hallazgo), dolor testicular, orquialgia, orquidalgia, orquidodinia, Dolor testicular
Japanese 精巣痛, セイソウツウ
Czech Testikulární bolest, Bolest ve varleti, Bolest varlete
Hungarian Testicularis fájdalom, Fájdalom a herében, Herefájdalom
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Pain in scrotum (C0236078)

Definition (NCI_CTCAE) A disorder characterized by marked discomfort sensation in the scrotal area.
Definition (NCI) Painful sensation in the scrotal area.
Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
SnomedCT 20502007, 139430006, 162150007
English SCROTAL PAIN, Pain in scrotum, scrotal pain, scrotal pain (symptom), Scrotal Pain, Pain of scrotum, pain in scrotum, pain scrotal, Pain;scrotum, pain scrotum, pains scrotal, scrotum pain, Scrotum painful, Scrotal pain, Pain in scrotum (finding), pain; scrotum, scrotum; pain, pain in the scrotum
Italian Dolore dello scroto
Japanese 陰嚢痛, インノウツウ
Portuguese DOR ESCROTAL, Dor no escroto
French DOULEUR SCROTALE, Douleur du scrotum
Spanish ESCROTO, DOLOR, dolor del escroto, dolor en escroto (hallazgo), dolor en escroto, dolor del escroto (hallazgo), dolor escrotal, Dolor de escroto
German SKROTALSCHMERZ, Skrotumschmerz
Czech Bolest skrota
Hungarian Scrotalis fájdalom
Dutch pijn; scrotum, scrotum; pijn, balzakpijn
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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