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C-2111 - MR Imaging in Male Urogenital Emergencies

T. B. Autran1, B. Tessarollo2, T. Moraes1, F. Noro2, A. S. A. d. Melo3, R. Rodrigues1, J. Lima1, D. Maia1; 1 Rio de Janeiro/BR 2 Rio De Janeiro/BR 3 Niterói/BR Type: Educational Exhibit
Area of Interests: Pelvis, Genital / Reproductive system male, Emergency
Imaging Technique: MR
Procedure: Diagnostic procedure
Special Focuses: Inflammation, Hemorrhage, Trauma
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Learning objectives: The objective of this study is to demonstrate the magnetic resonance (MR) imaging aspects of the main male urogenital emergencies.

Background: Diagnosing urogenital emergencies in men is very important because, if not made in a timely manner, serious consequences may occur. These include, but are not limited to, erectile dysfunction, infertility and severe infectious conditions. Ultrasound is the initial imaging method [...]

Findings and procedure details: A retrospective analysis of the MR exams performed in the last 11 years in the emergency set of two large hospitals in Rio de Janeiro. These MR imaging studies revealed cases of: penile bruising, penile fractures, thrombosis of the penile dorsal vein, testicular hematoma, or[...]

Conclusion: Knowing the MR imaging aspects of the main male urogenital emergencies is important for the radiologist to play its role in the diagnosis and treatment´s choice.

Personal information: T. B. Autran, Departamento de Radiologia e Diagnóstico por Imagem, Hospital Barra D'Or - Rede D'Or São Luiz,  Av. Ayrton Senna, 3079 - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil, 22775-002, Phone: (21) 2430-3928   B. Tessarollo, Departamento de Radiologia e Diagnóstico por Imagem, Hospi[...]

References:  1. Esposito AA, Giannitto C, Muzzupappa C, Maccagnoni S, Gadda F, Albo G, Biondetti PR. MRI of penile fracture: what should be a tailored protocol in emergency? Radiol Med. 2016;121(9):711-718. 2. Avery LL, Scheinfeld MH. Imaging of penile and scrotal emergencies. Radiographics. 2013;33(3):721[...]

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