ROLE OF SCROTAL DUPLEX ULIRASONOGRAPHY VS PHYSICAL EXAMINATION IN IHE SCREENING FOR VARICOCELE IN ADOLESCENTS.
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Introduction : Varicocele is an abnormal dilatation and torticulation in pampiniform plexus of veins within the spermatic cord. It involves about 15% of young males. It is considered the most common urologic problem in whole adolescence. Physical examination considered the important examination in screening for varicocele in adolescence. Patients and methods :Three hundred boys with age range from 12— 15 years old were chosen for this study. Physical and general examination was done in the outpatient clinics. Color duplex ultrasonography was done for all boys with standard protocol in erect and supine positions with and without Valsalva maneuver. Varicocelectomy was done in 5 boys after acceptance of their parents.