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Bursal Traumas: Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects

Introduction: scrotal ou testicular trauma is often associated with low mortality with a significant risk of infertility in men. The aims of our study was to analyze the epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects of bursal traumas. Patients and methods: retrospective descriptive study of 20 patients followed for bursal trauma from January 2007 to December 2021 at a university hospital in Senegal. Parameters studied: age, reason for consultation, consultation delay, nature of trauma, lesion assessment, treatment carried out and therapeutic results. The primary endpoint was the incidence of scrotal or testicular lesions. Results: The mean age of the patients was 32.7 years. Scrotal pain (n=19) was the most frequent reason for consultation. The average consultation time was 45 min. There was closed trauma in 14 patients and open trauma in 6. The main cause of closed trauma was road traffic accidents (n=9). Ultrasonography of the bursa was performed in all patients with closed bursal trauma, and hematocele (n=8) was the most frequent lesion revealed by this examination. Fifteen patients underwent surgery and 5 had conservative treatment. Evacuation of a hematocele (n=9) was the most frequently performed surgical procedure. Testicular lesions were the most common intraoperatively (n=10), with a predominance of AAST grade V lesions. Most of the post-operative course was straightforward. Three patients had oligoasthenozoospermia on the post-traumatic spermogram. Conclusion: bursal traumas was a rare emergency involving young adults. Few complications were noted after treatment.

Bursa, Testicles, Trauma, Spermogram, Senegal

APA Style

Ze Ondo, C., Thiam, A., Sarr, A., Sine, B., Seck Ndour, N., et al. (2023). Bursal Traumas: Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects. International Journal of Clinical Urology, 7(2), 65-68.

ACS Style

Ze Ondo, C.; Thiam, A.; Sarr, A.; Sine, B.; Seck Ndour, N., et al. Bursal Traumas: Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects. Int. J. Clin. Urol. 2023, 7(2), 65-68. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcu.20230702.19

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Ze Ondo C, Thiam A, Sarr A, Sine B, Seck Ndour N, et al. Bursal Traumas: Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects. Int J Clin Urol. 2023;7(2):65-68. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcu.20230702.19

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