Figure 18-24 Technique for palpation of the base of the urethra.
Figure 18-25 Technique for palpation of the testicle.

testicle are compared with those of the other. Does one testicle feel heavier than the other? If a mass is present, can the examining finger palpate above the mass within the scrotum? Because inguinal hernias arise from the abdominal cavity, the examining finger is unable to get above such a mass. In contrast, the examining finger can frequently get above a mass that arises from within the scrotum.

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