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May 2013

Patient Data: Male patient 7 years old

Clinical Info: The patient had an acute onset of scrotal pain during his vacation in a foreign country. An ultrasound examination in a foreign hospital showed an abnormality that the doctors there wanted to operate immediately. The parents however decided to have the child operated in their own country and drove back immediately by car. After 24 hours the ultrasound exanination was repeated in their home town. Was it a good idea of the parents to ignore the foreign doctors advise

Swollen testis and epididymis and small hydrocele

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