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Traumatic dislocation of the testis: a rare sequel of perineal injury
  1. S M Blake,
  2. D M Bowley
  1. North Devon District Hospital, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Barnstaple, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr S M Blake
 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Level 11, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH, UK;

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Testicular dislocation is a rare injury caused by a direct blow to the perineum. A high index of suspicion should be maintained, as delay in diagnosis is associated with loss of spermatogenic function of the testis and an increased rate of orchidectomy.1,2


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