Sonographic assessment of the scrotum

Author(s): Dr Kanika Bhatia, Dr Syahminan Suut

Hospital: Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust

Reference: RAD Magazine, 43, 502, 13-15


Ultrasound is often both the first line and the most diagnostically useful modality in assessing the scrotum. Given its superficial location and small size, a thorough assessment can be made in appropriate clinical settings. The main benefits are that it is a short procedure, well tolerated and non-invasive, with a high diagnostic yield.

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