TITLE

EpididimoorÅŸitle BaÅŸvuran Adolesan Brusella Olgusu

AUTHOR(S)
Karlı, Arzu; Şensoy, Gülnar; Belet, Nurşen
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Current Pediatrics / Guncel Pediatri;Dec2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p150
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Brucellosis is a sistemic infectious disease and it is a major public health problem in our country. It can involve many organs and systems and epididymoorchitis can be a rare presentation of this zoonotic disease in children. Here we report an adolescent patient who presented only with scrotal swelling and brucella epididymoorchitis diagnosed later. Brucellosis can be rarely seen as epididimoorchitis. So it should be especially considered in the differential diagnosis in endemic areas of brucellosis. It can be diagnosed with a well documented history and relevant laboratory investigations and appropriate treatments can prevent a number of serious complications such as necrotizing orchitis, oligospermia and azospermia.
ACCESSION #
95663529

 

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