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title:Profile of Acute Epididymo-Orchitis Patients in Arifin Achmad Regional General Hospital Riau Province, Indonesia

Author:Zuhirman Zamzami

Keywords:Acute, Epididymo-orchitis, epididymitis, Orchitis

Type:Original Article

Abstract:"Purpose: To evaluate the profile of acute epididymo-orchitis patients. Materials and Methods: We reviewed medical records of acute epididymo-orchitis patients underwent management in urology ward of Arifin Achmad Regional General Hospital, Pekanbaru, Riau Province, Indonesia. The data collected consisted of age, clinical symptoms, physical examination, radiology examination, managements, length of stay and the complication. Statistical analysis of univariate was used. Approval on the study was obtained from the Ethical Review Board for Medicine and Health Research, Medical Faculty, University of Riau. Results: There were 21 acute epididymo-orchitis patients in the study in which mostly (57.2%) occured in 2015, mostly (47.6%) in 21-30 years old age group, the most clinical symptom (80.9%) was scrotal pain, most physical examination (71.4%) was swollen scrotum, all theraphy (100%) were ceftriaxon and ketorolac. Hematocrit was mostly supportive test (95.2%) done, the average duration of treatment were in 4-7 days in 57.1% of patients and complication such as testicular abscess was found in 4.8% patients. . Conclusion: Acute epididimo-orchitis patients in our hospital mostly suffered young man, scrotal pain, scrotal swollen, drug therapy with antibiotic and pain killer, 4 - 7 days in lenght of stay and minimal complication. "

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