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Are spermatic cord torsion and testicular torsion the same thing?

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Dr. James Lin
Urology

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Spermatic cord torsion is extravaginal with its twisting hinge inside inguinal canal in prenatal or newboens; the commonly discussed testicular torsion is intravaginal with its twisting hinge below external inguinal ring in adolescents and adults with its peak around 15-19.

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Spermatic cord torsion is extravaginal with its twisting hinge inside inguinal canal in prenatal or newboens; the commonly discussed testicular torsion is intravaginal with its twisting hinge below external inguinal ring in adolescents and adults with its peak around 15-19.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Ted Anderson
Gynecology

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Torsion simply means "turning or twisting" any organ that lives at the end of a stalk or pedicle (like an ovary or a testis) can torse.
Usually it is the stalk that twists (like the spermatic cord) but it is the testicle that is affected.

In brief: Sort of.....

Torsion simply means "turning or twisting" any organ that lives at the end of a stalk or pedicle (like an ovary or a testis) can torse.
Usually it is the stalk that twists (like the spermatic cord) but it is the testicle that is affected.
Dr. Ted Anderson
Dr. Ted Anderson
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