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 (Journal Indexed in 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
  • Title of Journal : Journal of pediatric urology
  • Page Numbers: pp.1098-102


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.