Viral orchitis


  • Viral infection of the testis, most frequently due to mumps virus and Coxsackie B virus. The other viruses that can infect the testis and cause acute orchitis are influenza, infectious mononucleosis, coronavirus, varicella, and others.

Clinical features


  • In populations without mandatory mumps vaccination, orchitis complicates up to a third of adult patients with mumps.

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