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Mumps Orchitis

Review literature: (Manson, 1990).

Definition of Mumps Orchitis

Mumps orchitis is an acute viral orchitis as a complication of epidemic parotitis.


Mumps orchitis develops in 30% of patients with mumps after puberty

Etiology of Mumps Orchitis

Mumps virus is a paramyxovirus with a single-stranded RNA.

Signs and Symptoms

Diagnostic Work-Up of Mumps Orchitis

Differential Diagnosis of Orchitis

Treatment of Mumps Orchitis

General measures:

Experimental Approaches:

Leuprorelin (Vicari and Mongioì, 1995) and interferon-α (Ku et al, 1999) was successfully used to treat mumps orchitis and to prevent testicular atrophy.

Prognosis of Mumps Orchitis

Index: 1–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Ku, J. H.; Kim, Y. H.; Jeon, Y. S. & Lee, N. K.
The preventive effect of systemic treatment with interferon-alpha2B for infertility from mumps orchitis.
BJU Int, 1999, 84, 839-842.

Manson 1990 MANSON, A. L.:
Mumps orchitis.
In: Urology
36 (1990), Nr. 4, S. 355–8

Vicari, E. & Mongioì, A.
Effectiveness of long-acting gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist treatment in combination with conventional therapy on testicular outcome in human orchitis/epididymo-orchitis.
Hum Reprod, 1995, 10, 2072-2078

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