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Scrotal nuclear imaging

Scrotal nuclear imaging

Scrotal nuclear imaging: Scrotal nuclear imaging is used to evaluate unilateral swelling of the testes; nuclear imaging following intravenous injection of a radioisotope reveals whether there is testicular torsion of the spermatic cord requiring surgery, compared to other reasons for testicular pain.

Scrotal nuclear imaging: Other Names

Other names for Scrotal nuclear imaging include:

  • Scrotal scan
  • Testicular imaging

Symptoms Associated with Scrotal nuclear imaging

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Scrotal nuclear imaging:

Diseases Associated with Scrotal nuclear imaging

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Scrotal nuclear imaging:

  • Torsion of the testicular appendage (increased blood flow indicated by radioisotope)
  • Epididymitis (increased blood flow indicated by radioisotope)
  • Orchitis (increased blood flow indicated by radioisotope)
  • Strangulated hernia (increased blood flow indicated by radioisotope)
  • Testicular hemorrhage (increased blood flow indicated by radioisotope)
  • Testicular torsion of the spermatic cord (decreased blood flow)

Basic Information: Scrotal nuclear imaging

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Scrotal nuclear imaging' may be involved.

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