Electrophysiologic evaluation of cremasteric reflex in experimental orchitis.

SOYER T., Inal E., Boybeyi Ö., Balci M., Aslan M. K., Aydin G.

Journal of pediatric urology, vol.9, no.6, pp.1098-102, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.03.014
  • Journal Name: Journal of pediatric urology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1098-102
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Aim: Absent cremasteric reflex (CR) is a well known but not reliable sign of testicular torsion. We hypothesized that CR can also be altered in other causes of acute scrotum in children. An experimental study was performed to evaluate the clinical and electrophysiological features of CR in orchitis.