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What is testicular torsion?
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
In brief: A dangling testis...
It's a dangling testis like a bell-clapper hinging below inguinal canal from inborn poor fixation of testis supposedly to the scrotal wall so it twists as testicular size increases and cremasteric muscle acts; this is intravaginal and happens to the puberty and adults.
Those hinging above external inguinal ring are extravaginal, happening to newborn or before birth. Detail? Ask doc in expertise.

In brief: A dangling testis...
It's a dangling testis like a bell-clapper hinging below inguinal canal from inborn poor fixation of testis supposedly to the scrotal wall so it twists as testicular size increases and cremasteric muscle acts; this is intravaginal and happens to the puberty and adults.
Those hinging above external inguinal ring are extravaginal, happening to newborn or before birth. Detail? Ask doc in expertise.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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In brief: Torsion
Testicle can twist and lose blood flow.
...This is an emergency because testes need blood or they will dead..And then you can lose that testicle.

In brief: Torsion
Testicle can twist and lose blood flow.
...This is an emergency because testes need blood or they will dead..And then you can lose that testicle.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Twisted Junk
Testicular torsion is the twisting of the cords that run from the body to the testicle.
This twisting cuts off the bllod supply and if not corrected, the testicle suffocates and dies. It is critical that the torsion be fixed within a few of onset.

In brief: Twisted Junk
Testicular torsion is the twisting of the cords that run from the body to the testicle.
This twisting cuts off the bllod supply and if not corrected, the testicle suffocates and dies. It is critical that the torsion be fixed within a few of onset.
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Dr. Ryan Stanton
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