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Urological emergencies in general practice

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 13 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:112

Simple test diagnoses or excludes epididymo-orchitis

  1. Dermot Murray
  1. Consultant in genitourinary medicine William Donald Clinic, Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, Derby DE1 2QY

    EDITOR,—Chris Dawson and Hugh Whitfield state that the differential diagnosis of torsion of the testis includes epididymo-orchitis.1 A simple clinical test will diagnose or exclude epididymo-orchitis; most cases occurring between the ages of 20 and …

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