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Urological management of epididymo-orchitis: simple, ofloxacin for all!
  1. Colm O'Mahony,
  2. John Evans-Jones
  1. Countess of Chester Foundation Trust Hospital, Chester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Colm O'Mahony, Countess of Chester Foundation Trust Hospital, Department of Sexual Health (GUM), Liverpool Road, Chester CH2 1UL, UK; colm.omahony{at}

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The letter by Philips et al1 about urological management of acute epididymo-orchitis reflects the experience of all of us who pick up the pieces after the mismanagement of epididymo-orchitis. However, before we can criticise our urology colleagues we really have to look at our guidelines and see how useful they are? The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) guideline for the management of epididymo-orchitis2 is largely …

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