Testicular torsion after orchiopexy

The Journal of Urology
J R KuntzeT E Ahlering


We report 2 cases of testicular torsion after orchiopexy, which is rare but potentially catastrophic. A review of the literature revealed that absorbable suture was used in 15 of 16 cases of recurrent torsion. We conclude that the tunica albuginea should be secured to the scrotal wall with several nonabsorbable sutures to pex the testes permanently.


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