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  • The other testicle is also secured during the surgery to prevent future testicular torsion, because children who have had one episode of testicular torsion are likely to experience it again.
  • Testicular torsion-A condition involving the twisting of the spermatic cord inside the testicle that shuts off its blood supply and can seriously damage the testicle.
  • Testicular torsion is the twisting of a testis (testicle) such that the spermatic cord becomes twisted, cutting off blood flow to the testis.
  • Hydrocele-A collection of fluid between two layers of tissue surrounding the testicle; the most common cause of painless scrotal swelling.
  • Orchiopexy-A surgical procedure that places an undescended testicle in the scrotum and/or attaches a testicle to the scrotum.