Torsion of Undescended Inguinal testis


  • Rashmin Kalaswa
  • Kush Parikh
  • Palak Vora



Testicular torsion, inguinal testis, undescended, orchidopexy


Torsion of undescended testis within inguinal canal is a rare surgical emergency. The delay in detection as well
as treatment may result in poor salvage of affected testes. There are limited number of such cases are reported in
medical literature. Clinical examination and early surgical intervention remain the main stay of management. We
present a case of a14-year-oldmale child presented to surgical OPD with abdominal pain, vomiting and right
groin swelling. He was diagnosed as the torsion of cryptorchid testis in right inguinal canal. Emergency
exploration done through the inguinal approach and orchidopexy was carried out on the right side.

Author Biographies

Rashmin Kalaswa

Associatet Professor, Department of Surgery, GMERS Medical College and Hospital, Vadnagar, Gujarat, India

Kush Parikh

DNB third year resident, Department of Surgery, GMERS Medical College and Hospital, Dharpur, Patan,
Gujarat, India.

Palak Vora

Junior Resident, Department of Surgery,Krishna Institute of Medical sciences, Karad,