Neonatal adrenal hemorrhage mimicking an acute scrotum

O. Adorisio, R. Mattei, E. Ciardini, N. Centonze, B. Noccioli

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Twenty-two cases of scrotal hematoma caused by neonatal adrenal hemorrhage are reported in the literature and unnecessary surgical exploration was performed in nine (41%), suspecting testicular torsion. In this paper, we present a newborn male with right adrenal gland hemorrhage causing right scrotal swelling and discoloration of groin managed conservatively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-132
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Perinatology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Adorisio, O., Mattei, R., Ciardini, E., Centonze, N., & Noccioli, B. (2007). Neonatal adrenal hemorrhage mimicking an acute scrotum. Journal of Perinatology, 27(2), 130-132.