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Inflammation of one or both of the testes, often occurring as a result of mumps or other infection, trauma, or metastasis.

[Greek orkhis, testicle + -itis.]


(Medicine) inflammation of one or both testicles
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek orkhis testicle + -itis]
orchitic adj
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Noun1.orchitis - inflammation of one or both testes; characterized by pain and swelling
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat


, orchitis
n. orquiditis, orquitis, infl. de los testículos.


n orquitis f
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The patient had no history of orchitis or testicular tumor and normal testes as evidenced by PET-CT scan.
Modern herbalists and homeopaths use it to combat painful conditions of the male and female reproductive system, such as dysmenorrhoea, orchitis and prostatis; it is also used to treat hyperactivity, insomnia, nervous tension, earache, exhaustion and stress.
Parotitis occurs in >85% of mumps cases; however, severe manifestations with complications such as orchitis (12%-66%), aseptic meningitis (0.
Complications Operative Y/N Early Y/N Related to Incision Bruising & Infection Haematoma Scrotum Genital Oedema, Orchitis & Atrophy Open technique Nerve Hydrocoele Injuries Injuries Extra- to the vas ordinary Pain Seroma Systemic General Chest Complications anaesthesia Infection Complications Local Urinary Anaesthesia Retention Complications Venous Thrombosis Complications Late Y/N Related to Incision Chronic sepsis & sinus formation Scrotum Open technique Recurrence Pain Systemic Complications
The factors that lead to breast cancer in men are family history, history of radiation exposure of the chest, enlargement of breasts (called gynecomastia) from drug or hormone treatments, consumption of estrogen, a rare genetic condition called Klinefelter[yen]AaAaAeAcs syndrome, severe liv disease and diseases of the testicles such as mumps orchitis, a testicular injury, or an undescended testicle.
Several other viruses that result in viremia can cause orchitis and have been detected in human testes, suggesting the possibility that these viruses may also be detectable in semen.
Signs of disease in humans are undulant fever, musculo-skeletal, cardiovascular, central nervous systems complications, arthritis, orchitis and epididymitis (Palmer et al.
Other infections that may affect fertility include prostatitis (inflammation in the prostate gland), orchitis (in the testicle), semino-vesculitis (in the glands that produce semen), or urethritis (in the urethra), perhaps by altering sperm motility.
In this article, we report a male patient of GCA with right ankle arthritis and orchitis.
18 Incidentally, the authors of this previous study also observed high values of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and proposed that testicular damage may represent the result of ischemic orchitis or immunological reactions.
Benign lesions that were histopathologically diagnosed included mature teratoma, adenomatoid tumour, granulomatous orchitis, chronic orchitis, epididim-orchitis, epididymal cyst, Leydig cell tumour, Sertoli cell tumour, fibrous pseudotumour, tunica albugenia cyst, epidermal cyst, leiomyoma, fibroma, juvenile granulosa cell tumour, granulomatous epididymitis, and microlithiasis with epididymal abscess.
The urological manifestations of PAN documented in the literature include ureteric stenosis and orchitis.