Testicular, Scrotal, and Penile Disorders

Jul 30, 2017 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Testicular, Scrotal, and Penile Disorders

Fig. 12.1 CT scan of a patient with Fournier’s gangrene showing emphysematous gangrene of perineum and scrotum. ​openi.​nlm.​nih.​gov/​detailedresult.​php?​img=​3867231_​mjhid-5-1-e2013067f1&​query=​fournier%27s%20​gangrene&​it=​xg&​req=​4&​npos=​80 Orchitis Orchitis is an acute inflammatory reaction of one or both testicles….

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Hypogonadism: The Relationship to Cardiometabolic Syndrome and the Controversy Behind Testosterone Replacement Therapy

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Fig. 13.1 Age-specific prevalence of biochemically defined testosterone deficiency [Testosterone deficiency defined as total testosterone <300 ng/dL or current testosterone therapy. For every 10-year increase in age, risk of TD…

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Male Sexual Health

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Fig. 9.1 Algorithm for taking sexual histories in men (Obtained with permission) [4] History/Counseling The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends high-intensity counseling to sexually active adolescent and…

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Prostate Cancer: A Primary Care Perspective

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Fig. 14.1 Prostate cancer incidence and mortality 1975–2011. Information from [4] There are a number of proposed reasons why the incidence and mortality have decreased. With the introduction of prostate-specific…

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Caring for Men Who Have Sex with Men

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Screening Recommendation Tobacco Screening questions (tobacco use and readiness to quit) Dietary habits and BMI Screening questions (eating disorders, body image issues, and weight) Alcohol/drugs Screening questions (alcohol and drug…

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Promoting Cardiovascular Health in Men

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Fig. 8.1 2014 Hypertension Guideline Management Algorithm. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, ACEI angiotensin-converting enzyme, ARB angiotensin receptor blocker, CCB calcium channel blocker. aACEIs and ARBs should…

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