By Jason Naylor PA-C Doppler ultrasound (DUS) is the study of choice for evaluating testicular torsion. Various studies demonstrated a range of sensitivity from 80 – 98%, while specificity consistently remained between 97 – 100%1-3. DUS findings specific for testicular torsion are twisting of the spermatic cord, no central arterial flow of the affected testis, […]

A 29-year-old male professional athlete presented to the emergency department complaining of visual changes. He described intermittent loss of vision in the right half of his visual field affecting only the right eye. The onset of the symptoms was approximately five minutes after neck manipulation by his chiropractor. While sitting in the chiropractor’s waiting room […]