Authors' reply

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7049.112d (Published 13 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:112
  1. C Dawson,
  2. H N Whitfield
  1. Senior registrar Department of Urology, Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough PE3 9GZ
  2. Consultant urologist Central Middlesex Hospital, London NW10 7NS

    EDITOR,—Dermot Murray's suggestion that a two glass test will differentiate between epididymo-orchitis and testicular torsion is interesting. Although this may be true in subjects who are sexually active, epididymo-orchitis is also seen in a younger age group who are not sexually active. In younger patients, in whom testicular torsion is more common but blood-borne testicular infection also occurs, the …

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