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Can a newborn have testicular torsion?

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Dr. James Lin
Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

Yes, a newborn may have testicular torsion also but being as an extravaginal event as opposite to that in adult men being as an intravaginal.
one. More detail? Ask doc timely.

In brief: Yes...

Yes, a newborn may have testicular torsion also but being as an extravaginal event as opposite to that in adult men being as an intravaginal.
one. More detail? Ask doc timely.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Saw it once. The other side, thankfully, was fine.

In brief: Yes.

Saw it once. The other side, thankfully, was fine.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I have heard of, but never seen a case of testicular tortion in a newborn.
Scrotal discoloration and swelling on the affected side is described and may be evident at delivery. Some propose that the absence of one testicle in some newborns represents a tortion event during pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

I have heard of, but never seen a case of testicular tortion in a newborn.
Scrotal discoloration and swelling on the affected side is described and may be evident at delivery. Some propose that the absence of one testicle in some newborns represents a tortion event during pregnancy.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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