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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Chronic scrotal pain caused by Mild Epididymitis:Report of a series of 44 cases.
It is also associated with balanoposthitis, chronic prostatitis and acute epididymitis in men, (11) with urethritis, cervicitis, endometritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and adverse pregnancy outcomes in women, (11) and HIV acquisition in both sexes.
In addition, in this group, cryptorchidism, epididymitis, and varicocele were eliminated.
Even though epididymitis with consecutive orchitis is a common occurrence in elderly patients, there are only very few reports of additional IMT at this site.
If a tumor is involving the scrotal sac, ultrasound imaging can rule out other para-testicular neoplasms or mass-like lesions such as varicocele, hydrocele, and chronic epididymitis [7].
(1,2) Other differential diagnoses for acute scrotum are torsion of the testicular appendix, epididymitis, epididymoorchitis, symptomatic spermatocele/hydrocele/varicocele, scrotal abscess including scrotal furunculosis, testicular trauma, distal ureterolithiasis, and testicular cancer.
Orchitis and epididymitis have been reported previously as the sole urological manifestations of GCA.
Epididymitis. The epididymitis is located on the posterior side of the testicle.
Urogenital involvement usually consists of genital ulcers, urethritis, epididymitis and recurrent cystitis.
In Group 2, scrotal edema was observed in two patients, inguinal pain lasting for 3 months in two, epididymitis in one, and early recurrence in one.
Characteristic signs include abortion in last trimester and retention of fetal membranes in female animals whilst orchitis and epididymitis in males, resulting overall in infertility (Corbel, 2006).