Testicular Torsion

by Bonner Law | Nov 03, 2023 | Medical Issues/Negligence

Testicular torsion is a rare but serious medical condition that often requires emergency surgery. The testicles are the male reproductive organs located behind the penis, inside the scrotum, and produce hormones and sperm. Testicular torsion occurs when a testicle rotates on the “spermatic cord.” The spermatic cord is responsible for supplying blood flow to the scrotum and testicles from the abdomen. When the testicle rotates, it can twist the spermatic cord and subsequently reduce or cut off the blood supply to that testicle. If the blood flow is cut off for too long, the testicle could die. Symptoms The reduced...

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