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- Testicular Reference ultrasound Opens New Window has largely replaced testicular scans to investigate possible testicular torsion or tumors in the testicles. For more information, see the topic Reference Testicular Ultrasound.
- Abnormal results from a testicular scan may be further investigated by other tests, such as a testicular Reference biopsy Opens New Window, an ultrasound test, or Reference X-ray Opens New Window tests.
- If a testicular scan is done for a young boy, a parent can accompany him while the test is being done.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 31, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology