A case of scrotal swelling mimicking testicular torsion preceding Henoch-Schonlein vasculitis


Akgun C.

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.113, no.6, pp.382-383, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 113 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.4149/bll_2012_087
  • Title of Journal : BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY
  • Page Numbers: pp.382-383

Abstract

Henoch-Schonlein purpura, is one of the most common types of multisystemic vasculitis seen in The major clinical manifestations are cutaneous purpura, arthritis, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, and nephritis. Isolated central nervous system vasculitis, seizures, coma and hemorrhage, Guillan-Barre syndrome, ataxia and central and peripheral neuropathy, ocular involvement, orchitis, epididymitis or testicular torsion are medical or surgical complications. In this study, we report a 7-year-old boy with scrotal swelling mimicking testicular torsion with ultrasonographic and clinical findings that the typical clinical features of Henoch-Schonlein purpura including rashes and arthritis were developed after one week of surgery (Ref. 15). Full Text in PDF www.elis.sk.