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Inferno: colour Doppler ultrasound sign of orchitis
  1. Suheil Artul1,2,
  2. Yousef Abu Rahmah1,
  3. Hani Abu Shkara1,
  4. Antoine Yamini1
  1. 1Department of Radiology, EMMS Hospital Nazareth, Nazareth, Israel
  2. 2Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Nazareth, Israel
  1. Correspondence to Dr Suheil Artul, suheil_artul{at}

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A 19-year-old man presented to emergency department with acute scrotum of the left testis. On physical examination, it was difficult to distinguish clinically between testicular torsion and orchitis. Ultrasound of the scrotum showed normal echo texture of the right testis (figure 1) and enlarged hypoechoic left testis and an oedematous scrotum (figure 2). Doppler ultrasound showed increased, diffused colour of left testis that means increased vascularity and hyperaemia, …

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