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orchitis

Thursday 11 March 2004

Types

- acute orchitis
- chronic orchitis

Etiology

- virus (viral orchitis)

- bacteria (bacterial orchitis)

  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Escherichia coli
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Staphylococcus species
  • Streptococcus species
  • Mycobacterium avium complex
  • Haemophilus parainfluenzae

- fungus (fungal orchitis)

  • Candida albicans

- protozoa (protozoan orchitis)

  • Cryptococcus neoformans
  • Toxoplasma gondii

Portfolio

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