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A 14-year-old male patient, with no past medical history, presents to the clinic with 2-months of pain in his lower abdomen. Upon further questioning he states that the pain is a dull and a 2/10 in severity that worsens the longer he stands. The pain goes away when he lies down. The patient is not sexually active and has had no recent trauma. His vital signs are all within normal limits. On physical exam you note a palpable and slightly tender mass on his left testicle. An ultrasound of the mass is performed and can be seen in Figure A. What is a potential seqelae of this issue if left untreated?
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A 28-year-old man presents to a urologist upon referral from a fertility medicine specialist who evaluated the patient and his wife. The patient was told that he had a low sperm count. Otherwise, the patient endorses dull and low grade testicular pain that is chronic in nature and unchanged from his baseline. The patient's vitals are unremarkable. Examination and palpation of the right scrotum and testicle reveals soft palpable cords on the right side which are not seen on the left. Additionally, the examination reveals right testicular atrophy. When the patient lies supine, there is no change in the appearance or size of the scrotum. An ultrasound and color Doppler study of the patient's right testicle is shown in Figure A. Which of the following is the best next step in the management for this patient?
CT abdomen and pelvis