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Torsion of the cryptorchid testicle: A patent emergency, a latent diagnosis

MOJ Clinical & Medical Case Reports
Babty Mouftah, Mehedra Anas, Mamad Ayoub, Saouli Amine, Slaoui Amine, Karmouni Tarik, El Khadder Khalid, Koutani Abdellatif, Attya Ahmed


The torsion of the spermatic cord is an extreme functional emergency in urology which can engage the functional prognosis of the twisted testicle. Although the diagnosis of testicular torsion is quite easy and must be evoked first in front of a painful acute scrotum, that of a torsion on cryptorchid testicle is more delicate. We will discuss through a two clinical cases the epidemiological, physiopathological, clinical and prognostic aspect after torsion surgery of the cryptorchid testicle.


testis, torsion, cryptorchidism, spermatic cord