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Spinal Cord Stimulation for Intractable Testicular Pain: Case Report and Review of the Literature


, : Spinal Cord Stimulation for Intractable Testicular Pain: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Neuromodulation 19(8): 889-892

Treating chronic testicular pain is often challenging, and few treatment options have been reported. We report a case of intractable testicular pain successfully treated with spinal cord stimulation (SCS). A 59-year-old male with a 40-year history of bilateral testicular pain after ruptured epididymitis presented for consultation after failing multiple medical and surgical treatments. Repeat genitofemoral nerve block gave him temporary relief. SCS trial to target this distribution resulted in complete pain relief, and the patient was referred for implantation. He reported continued relief nine months after implantation. This is the third reported case of intractable chronic testicular pain successfully treated with SCS. Although evidence is scarce, SCS appears to be a potential treatment for patients with testicular pain presenting with a clear distribution of pain.

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PMID: 27526054

DOI: 10.1111/ner.12487


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