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The role of urine dipstick test in the differential diagnosis of testicular pain

Three Part Question

In [male patients presenting with acute testicular pain] does [a urine dipstick test] aid [in the differentiation of torsion, rupture and epididymo-orchitis]

Clinical Scenario

A 20 year old gentleman presents to the Emergency department with a one hour history of an acute onset of severe testicular pain. On examintion the left testicle was found to be rather swollen and tender.