Can Scrotal Gunshot Wound Result in Testicular Injury? [research study]

Persons outside the professional medical world may be unfamiliar with the acronym “SGSW.” A new study may, as a side-effect, help such persons remember that item of information: “Utility of Preoperative Ultrasound for the Evaluation of Testicular Rupture in the Setting of Scrotal Gun Shot Wounds,” Ryan Powers, Stephen Hurley, Edward Park, Brian McArdle, Patricia […]

Strawberry scrotum, the doctors’ delight

Doctors are, sometimes, fascinated by scrotums and by strawberries. Studying scrotal symmetry – or its lack – yielded an Ig Nobel prize in 2002. As discussed on this blog previously, the strawberry is used extensively as an analogy in medical practice. The scrotum and strawberry have a lot in common, for example, their distinctive skins. The […]

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