Definition: Inflammation or infection of the epididymis
Rare in prepubertal boys
Cellular inflammation begins in vas deferens, descends to epidi...
Gradual onset of mild to moderate testicular or scrotal pain, usually unilateral
Progressive scrotal swelling
History of abnormal bladder funct...
IV fluids, especially if systemically ill
Cover for chla...
Surgical indications present
Older age group if it is the only way to ensure appropriate workup:
Many will have underlying urologic pathology.
Systemically ill, fev...
Testicular torsion should be ruled out in all cases of new-onset testicular pain.
Epididymitis usually due to STD in sexually active men <35 yr
Epididymitis usually due to colifor...
Brenner JS, Ojo A. Causes of scrotal pain in children and adolescents. UpToDate. Available at www.uptodate.com. Accessed on January 30, 2013.
Ching CB, Sabanegh ES. Epididymitis....
604.90 Orchitis and epididymitis, unspecified
604.91 Orchitis and epididymitis in diseases classified elsewhere
604.99 Other orchitis, epididymitis, and epididymo-orchitis, without mention of ...
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