epididymitis


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epididymitis

(ˌɛpɪˌdɪdɪˈmaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) an inflamed epididymis
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Noun1.epididymitis - painful inflammation of the epididymis
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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ep·i·did·y·mi·tis

n. epididimitis, infección e infl. del epidídimo.

epididymitis

n epididimitis f
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In 2009, Coleman et al reported a case of incarcerated appendicitis masquerading as epididymitis.
Finally, infections leading to prostatitis, urethritis, orchitis, epididymitis, and spermatocystitis also induce mucosal inflammation, leading to hematospermia.
The symptoms induced by urinary stone may resemble the symptoms of many conditions associated with abdomen such as acute appendicitis, peptic ulcer, gallstones with or without occlusion, acute renal artery embolism, abdominal aortic aneurysm, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst torsion, diverticular disease, bowel obstruction, lumbar disc herniation, abdominal tumours, inguinal hernias, epididymitis and orchitis.
sup][10] Briefly, the criteria include four major features (recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, eye lesions, genital lesions, and skin lesions including erythema nodosum, subcutaneous thrombophlebitis, acne-like lesions, and cutaneous hypersensitivity) and five minor features (arthritis, gastrointestinal lesions characterized by ileocecal ulcers, epididymitis, vascular lesions, and lesions of the central nervous system).
Common pediatric scrotal diseases seen in the ED include testicular torsion, testicular appendage torsion, epididymitis, orchitis, hernia, hematocele and abscess.
Histopathologic examination of testicular tissue from affected dogs showed severe necrotizing, suppurative to pyogranulomatous epididymitis and orchitis.
Treat suspected epididymitis with empiric coverage for chlamydia with either a 10-day regimen of doxycydine (100 mg twice daily) or a single dose (1 g) of azithromycin; treat suspected gonorrhea with a single intramuscular injection (125 mg) of ceftriaxone.
In 1953, Brucella ovis was identified as a cause of epididymitis in rams (NICOLLETI, 2002).
Many pediattic textbooks recommend antibiotics for children with epididymitis, but recent data do not support that practice in all patients.
E: Epididymitis -affects men when the tiny tubes beside the testicles become inflamed as a result of Chlamydia or gonorrhoea