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What is Torsion?

What is Torsion?

Usually refers to the twisting of the spermatic cord (testicular torsion) but may also refer to twisting of the ovaries (ovarian torsion). ...more »

  • Torsion: Twisting of the spermatic cord which obstructs blood flow to and from the testes.

Torsion: Introduction

Types of Torsion:

Broader types of Torsion:

What causes Torsion?

Causes of Torsion: see causes of Torsion

What are the symptoms of Torsion?

Symptoms of Torsion: see symptoms of Torsion

Can anyone else get Torsion?

More information: see contagiousness of Torsion
Inheritance: see inheritance of Torsion

Torsion: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Torsion.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Torsion.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Torsion: Urologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Torsion.
Treatments for Torsion: see treatments for Torsion
Research for Torsion: see research for Torsion

Name and Aliases of Torsion

Main name of condition: Torsion

Other names or spellings for Torsion:

Testicular torsion

Torsion: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Torsion:


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