Case Report
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World J Clin Urol. Aug 29, 2022; 11(1): 1-5
Published online Aug 29, 2022. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v11.i1.1
Scrotal strangulation in the differential diagnosis of acute scrotum: A case report
Michael Frumer, David Ben-Meir
Michael Frumer, David Ben-Meir, Department of Urology, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva 4941492, Israel
Author contributions: Frumer M researched the literature and conceived the study; Frumer M was involved in patient recruitment, systematic review of the literature and data analysis. Frumer M wrote the first draft of the manuscript. Ben-Meir D was involved in the systematic review of the literature and reviewed and edited the manuscript; All authors approved the final version of the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Michael Frumer, MD, Department of Urology, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva 4941492, Israel.
Received: February 23, 2022
Peer-review started: February 23, 2022
First decision: May 12, 2022
Revised: May 23, 2022
Accepted: August 5, 2022
Article in press: August 5, 2022
Published online: August 29, 2022
Core Tip

Core Tip: An extremely rare etiology of painful scrotal swelling, which emphasizes the paramount importance of the basic physical examination, especially in patients with a mental disability or behavioral disorder.