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J R Soc Med. 1985 September; 78(9): 710–714.
PMCID: PMC1289889

Scrotal ultrasound.


Scrotal ultrasonography has been performed in 105 men with a variety of intrascrotal conditions. The range of pathology interpreted by this technique is presented and its diagnostic accuracy evaluated. The clinical application and usefulness of this noninvasive method of imaging scrotal contents is discussed.

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