Flashcards in Ch 23 Scrotum - Fill in the Blank Deck (30):
The testes are symmetric, oval-shaped glands residing in the ______
The seminiferous tubules converge at the apex of each lobule and anastomose to form the ________in the mediastinum.
The largest part of the epididymis is the ______, measuring 6 to 15 mm in width.
The ductus epididymis becomes the ________ and continues in the spermatic cord.
The testis is completely covered by a dense, fibrous tissue termed the ________.
The _________ supports the ducts coursing within the testis.
The space between the layers of the tunica vaginalis is where ________ can form.
The _______ is a continuation of the ductus _______.
vas defernes, epididymis
The vas deferns dilates at the terminal portion near ______
Right and left testicular arteries arise from the ________ just below the level of the renal arteries.
Venous drainage of the scrotum occurs through the veins of the _________ plexus.
Power doppler is often used as a way to quickly get to a sensitive setting that will demonstrate _______ flow.
The most important goal of the ultrasound examination in testicular trauma is to determine if ________ has occurred.
An acute hematocele is __________ with numerous, highly visible echoes that can be seen to float or move in real time.
The most common cause of acute scrotal pain in adults is _________ infection of the epididymis and testis
The normal epididymis shows ______ flow with color doppler.
With epididymitis, Doppler waveforms demonstrate _______ velocities in both systole and diastole. A low resistance waveform pattern is present.
Hydroceles are found around the ______ aspect of the testis.
________ of the spermatic cord occurs as a result of abnormal mobility of the testis within the scrotum.
The ______ anomaly occurs when the tunica vaginalis completely surrounds the testis, epididymis, and distal spermatic cord, allowing them to move and rotate freely within the scrotum.
Torsion is the most common cause of acute scrotal pain in __________
A(n) _________ of perfusion in the symptomatic testis with normal perfusion demonstrated in the asymptomatic side is considered to be diagnostic torsion.
Extratesticular cysts are found in the tunica ______ or epididymis.
________ are usually caused nu incompetent venous valves within the spermatic vein.
Omental hernias appear ________ because of the omental fat
A(n) ________ contains serous fluid and is the most common cause of painless scrotal swelling.
Testicular cancer occurs most frequently between the ages of ________ years.
Patients with ________ testes are 2.5 to 8 times more likely to develop cancer.
These masses called ________ are usually benign, whereas ________ masses are more likely to be malignant.