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Salvaging Left Testicular Fracture After a Motorcycle Accident: A Case Report



Azhar A. Hamzah1, Faris Mohamad1, Tauqeer H. Mallhi2, *, Mohamad N.G. Rahman1, Yusra H. Khan2, Amer H. Khan2, Azreen S. Adnan3, Omaid H. Khan2
1 Urology Unit, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
2 Discipline of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Penang11800, Malaysia
3 Chronic Kidney Disease Resource Centre, School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus, University Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerain 16150, Kelantan, Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia


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Abstract

Testicular fracture is a urological emergency that requires early diagnosis and timely surgical exploration in order to maximize testicular salvage. We presented a case of 17 year old male with left testicular fracture after roadside accident. The patient was surgically explorated and repaired with salvage of the injured testicle.

Keywords: Testicular fracture, Scrotal trauma, Testicular salvage, Surgical exploration, Heterogeneous, Tunica vaginalis.