Contrast-enhanced ultrasound evaluation of testicular syphilis: a case report

Corrado Tagliati, Marco Macchini, Giulio Argalia, Gian Marco Giuseppetti, Andrea Giovagnoni


In North America and Europe, syphilis incidence has increased dramatically in the past decade among high-risk groups. Syphilis may occur in any organ, including the testis. There are not many cases of testicular syphilis assessed by means of
ultrasound examination described in the literature, and in no case was the evaluation carried out using advanced ultrasound techniques. Here we present a case of testicular syphilis evaluated by contrast-enhanced ultrasound.


contrast-enhanced ultrasound; testis; syphilis

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