epididymitis


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painful inflammation of the epididymis

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Infected people show the symptoms of fever, arthralgia, myalgia, back pain, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, endocarditis, neurobrucellosis, epididymitis and orchitis (Dean et al.
Epididymitis results in "hot spots" caused by increased perfusion near the testicle versus "cold spots" caused by decreased perfusion seen in torsion.
hominis is a cause of nongonococcal urethritis and bacterial vaginosis associated with postabortion and postpartum fever, epididymitis, and infertility.
Although the majority of cases with STI are idiopathic, conditions like vasculitis, sickle cell disease, polycythemia, epididymitis, intimal fibroplasia of spermatic artery, hypersensitivity angiitis, trauma, or prior testicular torsion can predispose to this condition.
The literature describes associated anomalies found concomitantly with SNT, including cryptorchidism, ectopic testis, hydrocele, indirect inguinal hernia, testicular torsion, and epididymitis [1, 3-8].
23) Seven cases of tuberculous epididymitis were reported in our study in the 21 to 50 year age group.
18 Over 90 % of testicular swellings are caused by other conditions such as a hyrdocele or epididymitis.
gonorrhoea, Chlamydia, Escherichia coli was reported to be the main cause of epididymitis in older men, but other types of bacteria including mycobacteria and ureaplasma may also cause this condition.
In addition, untreated chlamydia may cause serious and costly sequelae, such as urethritis, epididymitis, proctitis, and Reiter syndrome in men (5).
Acute prostatitis can lead to prostatic abscess or epididymitis.
Urogenital tract causes include infection in the bulbourethral glands, urethral injury, iatrogenic injury secondary to urethral stricture manipulation, epididymitis, orchitis, and lower urinary tract infection.
Clinical manifestations of STD, for example, Chlamydia range from Urethritis, Epididymitis, Orchitis, Infertility in men to Cervicitis, Endometritis, Salpingitis, PID, infertility and Perihepatitis in women; and untreated STDs that display such manifestations are often fatal.
Their decision for Smith to have a vasectomy, to end a long and painful susceptibility to an inflammation called epididymitis, meant they had to agree that conceiving a child together was not their highest priority.
Infectious diseases of the male reproductive system, including prostatitis, epididymitis, and orchitis [3-5] account for 12% of the male infertility cases.