Brucella epididymo-orchitis as the first presenting sign of brucellosis: A case report and review of the literature

TANIDIR Y. , Gümrah A., Akbal C., TARCAN T.

Marmara Medical Journal, vol.21, no.1, pp.56-60, 2008 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : Marmara Medical Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-60


While brucellosis is one of the causes of acute swelling of the testis, it is not encountered often in non-endemic regions. Although the most common genitourinary involvement of brucellosis is epididymoorchitis, other findings may also occur. Herein, we report a patient with brucellosis presenting as the first sign as epididymo-orchitis, with the review of the current literature.