It is well recognised that acute testicular torsion in children must be diagnosed and corrected urgently. This emergency, however, can occur at any age, and unless the diagnosis is considered in every man with scrotal pain some testes will be lost through infarction. We report on two patients in their 50s who developed torsion; one had a successful outcome but the other required orchidectomy.
Case reportsCase I-A 53 year old man presented to the accident department with a two hour history of severe left testi…
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