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Isolated tuberculous epididymo-orchitis in chronic spinal cord injury



Abstract : Neurogenic bladder following spinal cord injury is a risk factor for epididymo-orchitis caused by gram negative bacteria. Genitourinary tuberculosis is a common form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Isolated tuberculous  epididymo-orchitis in a person with chronic spinal cord injury is a rare clinical entity. A high index of clinical suspicion, along with careful history taking and examination, is necessary for accurate diagnosis and treatment of this  condition.

Keyword :spinal cord injury, epididymo-orchitis, tuberculosis


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