Transscrotal ultrasound

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Transscrotal ultrasound
Medical diagnostics
ICD-9-CM 88.79
OPS-301 code 3-05c

Transscrotal ultrasound is an ultrasound scan of the scrotum. It is used in the evaluation of testicular pain, and can help identify solid masses.[1]

Conditions such as Hydrocele testis involve an accumulation of fluid. This fluid may be visible upon direct illumination, but ultrasound may be used to confirm the diagnosis.


  1. ^ Sam D. Graham; Thomas E Keane (25 September 2009). Glenn's Urologic Surgery. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 433–. ISBN 978-0-7817-9141-0. Retrieved 1 July 2011.