Bilateral Testicular Loss due to Dog Bite in a Child
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Although animal bites are common, genital trauma caused by animal bites is rare. Here we report a case of bilateral testicular loss in an infant due to a dog bite. The patient was bitten by a friend’s dog while his mother was intoxicated and, therefore, did not receive immediate medical attention.The patient presented with pallor, tachycardia (218 beats/min) and hypotension (69/29 mmHg). Parenteral antibiotics (sulbactam/ampicillin) and tetanus immunoglobulin were given. Physical examination revealed absence of the scrotal and penile skin, with partial amputation of the glans.Neither testis was palpable in the scrotal or inguinal region. Even after thorough inspection, neither of the spermatic cord stumps could be identified. Urethral patency was assured after insertion of a Foley catheter. Primary suture of the wound was not performed because scrotal and penile skin loss was substantial....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5423889/
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