Twisted Testicle Outlook
What to expect with testicular torsion:
- Without treatment, testicular function is permanently lost if the torsion has been present for 24 hours.
- Testicular torsion must be treated immediately in order to preserve function of the testicle.
- Usually, the function of the testicle is preserved if the torsion is treated within 6 hours.
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