If a male 12-16 years hold develops a sudden onset of fever, progressive pain in one testicle, edema of testicle, N/V or dizziness, what should you expect?
- MEDICAL EMERGENCY - prompt intervention is essential!
- -within 6 hrs = 90% can be saved
- -after 12 hrs = 50% can be saved
- -after 24 = only 10% can be saved