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*  Spermatic cord
The spermatic cord is sensitive to torsion, in which the testicle rotates within its sac and blocks its own blood supply. ... The right testis, exposed by laying open the tunica vaginalis Spermatic cord Spermatic cord Superficial veins oflower limb. ... The spermatic cord is the cord-like structure in males formed by the vas deferens (ductus deferens) and surrounding tissue that ... The spermatic cord is ensheathed in three layers of tissue: external spermatic fascia, an extension of the innominate fascia ...
*  Testicular torsion
Arce J, Cort├ęs M, Vargas J (2002). "Sonographic diagnosis of acute spermatic cord torsion. Rotation of the cord: a key to the ... Testicular torsion occurs when the spermatic cord (from which the testicle is suspended) twists, cutting off the testicle's ... In cases of true torsion the cremasteric reflex is typically absent (the twisted cords of the testicle make reflexive responses ... Torsion is due to a mechanical twisting process. It is also believed that torsion occurring during fetal development can lead ...
*  Carl Nicoladoni
He introduced new surgical techniques for treatment of esophageal diverticulum as well as for torsion of the spermatic cord. He ...
*  Scrotal ultrasound
This will result in torsion of the spermatic cord and interruption of testicular blood flow. Testicular torsion occurs most ... Clinically, this disease can be differentiated from torsion of the spermatic cord by elevation of the testes above the pubic ... The ultrasound findings of intravaginal torsion vary with the duration and the degree of rotation of the spermatic cord. Gray ... Varicocele refers to an abnormal dilatation of the veins of the spermatic cord due to incompetence of valve in the spermatic ...
*  Testicle
The cremasteric muscle is part of the spermatic cord. When this muscle contracts, the cord is shortened and the testicle is ... Testicular torsion is a medical emergency. Testicular rupture is a medical emergency caused by blunt force impact, sharp edge, ... Their testes are located outside of the body, suspended by the spermatic cord within the scrotum. There are several hypotheses ... and can rotate freely on the spermatic cord within the tunica vaginalis. It is the most common underlying cause of testicular ...
*  Orchitis
Ischemic orchitis may result from damage to the blood vessels of the spermatic cord during inguinal herniorrhaphy, and may in ... Symptoms of orchitis are similar to those of testicular torsion. These can include:[citation needed] hematospermia (blood in ...
*  Veterinary surgery
... including ligation of the spermatic cord with suture material, placing a rubber band around the cord to restrict blood flow to ... It is also recommended in cases of cryptorchidism to prevent torsion and malignant transformation of the testicles. Please see ... spinal cord and peripheral nerves, the spleen and the lining of body cavities. Common skin tumors include lipomas, mast cell ... like pyometra and testicular torsion, and it is used to treat ovarian, uterine, and testicular cancer. ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter XIV: Diseases of the genitourinary system
Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens Vasitis (N49.2) Inflammatory disorders of scrotum ( ... Torsion of ovary, ovarian pedicle and fallopian tube (N83.6) Haematosalpinx (N83.7) Haematoma of broad ligament (N83.8) Other ... Torsion of testis (N45) Orchitis and epididymitis (N46) Male infertility Azoospermia NOS Oligospermia NOS (N47) Redundant ...
*  Hydrocele
Rarely, a hydrocoele develops in a remnant of the processus vaginalis somewhere along the course of the spermatic cord. This ... It is also seen with torsion of the testis and with some testicular tumors. A secondary hydrocele is usually lax and of ... There is a smooth oval swelling near the spermatic cord which is liable to be mistaken for an inguinal hernia. The swelling ... Unlike a hydrocele of the cord, a hydrocele of the canal of Nuck is always at least partially within the inguinal canal. The ...
*  ICD-9-CM Volume 3
Operations on spermatic cord, epididymis, and vas deferens (63.7) Vasectomy and ligation of vas deferens (63.73) Vasectomy ( ... Reduction of torsion of renal pedicle (55.85) Symphysiotomy for horseshoe kidney (55.86) Anastomosis of kidney (55.87) ... Operations on spinal cord and spinal canal structures (03.0) Exploration and decompression of spinal canal structures (03.09) ... Diagnostic procedures on spinal cord and spinal canal structures (03.31) Spinal tap (04) Operations on cranial and other nerves ...
*  Inguinal hernia
When the opening is larger than necessary for passage of the spermatic cord, the stage is set for an indirect inguinal hernia. ... Femoral hernia Epididymitis Testicular torsion Lipomas Inguinal adenopathy (Lymph node Swelling) Groin abscess Saphenous vein ... The testicle remains connected to its blood vessels and the vas deferens, which make up the spermatic cord and descend through ... The larger size of their inguinal canal, which transmitted the testicle and accommodates the structures of the spermatic cord, ...
*  Testicular cancer
... epididymis and spermatic cord). A biopsy should not be performed, as it raises the risk of spreading cancer cells into the ... or inflammations which have spread to and caused swelling in the vessels of the testicles or scrotum Testicular torsion or a ... incompletely differentiated Sex cord/gonadal stromal tumor - mixed types Mixed Germ Cell and Sex Cord/Gonadal Stromal Tumors ... Other types include sex-cord stromal tumors and lymphomas. Diagnosis is typically based on a physical exam, ultrasound, and ...
*  Male infertility
... spermatic cords, ejaculatory ducts, urethra, urinary bladder, anus and rectum. An orchidometer can measure testicular volume, ... The history should include prior testicular or penile insults (torsion, cryptorchidism, trauma), infections (mumps orchitis, ... A decreased testicular vascularization is characteristic of testicular torsion, whereas hyperemia is often observed in ...
*  Scrotum
Epididymis Leydig cell Lobule of testes Paradidymis Rete testes Scrotal septum Seminiferous tubule Sertoli cell Spermatic cord ... contagiosum spermatocele Paget's disease of the scrotum varicocele inguinal hernia epididymo-orchitis testicular torsion ... By the sixth week, string-like tissues called primary sex cords form within the enlarging gonadal ridge. Externally, a swelling ... The scrotum contains the external spermatic fascia, testes, epididymis and ductus deferens. It is a distention of the perineum ...