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Related to cremasteric reflex: Bulbocavernosus Reflex, Prehn's sign, Testicular torsion
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acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

imitative reproduction, as of the style of another

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The TWIST scoring system assigned a summed TWIST score (range 0 to 7 points) based on the absence (0 points) or presence of the following 5 variables: testicular swelling (2 points), hard testicle (2 points), absent cremasteric reflex (1 point), nausea/vomiting (1 point), and high-riding testis (1 point) (see Table 2).
His cremasteric reflex was absent on the left side but present on the right.
The cremasteric reflex often rules out testicular torsion
To minimize the effects of the cremasteric reflex, patient distraction, a warm room and hands, use of liquid soap and repeat examination may assist in localization of the testes.
When they presented to emergency department all of them had red, swollen [Fig-1] & tender left hemiscrotum and absence of cremasteric reflex.
Other conditions that predispose to TT include testicular tumors, anomalous spermatic cord attachment, elongated body of the epididymis, voluminous scrotum, hyperactive cremasteric reflex, and previous scrotal surgery.
Almost no patients with a normal cremasteric reflex have testicular torsion, he said.
In her experience, one of the most typical and telling signs is the absence of the cremasteric reflex on the affected side, even when the swelling does not seem terribly pronounced, Dr.
It is responsible for the cremasteric reflex - the involuntary drawing up of testicles when it is cold, when a man is frightened or when the scrotum is touched.