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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Epididymitis to Pyocele

TAMING THE SRU
Taming The SRU - July 28, 2021 - By Laura Frankenfeld
“Summary
Scrotal pyoceles are rare but important considerations when presented with acute to subacute cases of scrotal pain. Management includes urologic evaluation, with antibiotics as a mainstay of therapy, although many progress to requiring surgical intervention. Ultrasound is helpful in confirming diagnosis and ruling out additional causes such as torsion, hematocele, and isolated abscesses. If the patient appears toxic, more advanced imaging such as CT scans may be needed to assess for Fournier’s gangrene”