undescended testicle


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Synonyms for undescended testicle

a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops

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When the patient's history was detailed, it was learned that undescended testicle operation was reccomended at a young age, but the parents did not accept this.
Caruso AP Walsh RA Wolach JW Koyle MA Single scrotal incision orchiopexy for the palpable undescended testicle.
But the American Academy of Pediatrics says that the surgery to assist an undescended testicle (called orchidopexy) is best done when an infant is 6-12 months old.
The undescended testicle can develop cancer later on in life, so it's usually best for the dog to be neutered in these cases.
You need to be extra vigilant if somebody in your family had testicular cancer or if you had an undescended testicle as a child.
A man will have normal sexual function with only one testicle but the risk of cancer is significant and any man with an undescended testicle should have it checked.
Causes of male infertility may include: low sperm count, sperm that are abnormally shaped or that don't move correctly, undescended testicle or an underlying medical problem.
When called to give evidence during his trial, Carney told the jury he had suffered from a medical condition called undescended testicle since birth.
Testicle conditions: Having an undescended testicle, having mumps as an adult, or having one or both testicles surgically removed may increase risk of breast cancer in men.
The Vince Smithtrained victor is one of those unfortunate horses cursed with having one undescended testicle.
Risk factors include age, having an undescended testicle (called cryptorchidism), a family history of the disease, HIV and a having had a previous diagnosis of testicular cancer.
The undescended testicle can also twist on the duct that runs from the testicle to the penis, causing serious inflammation that can be life-threatening.
Males with a history of an undescended testicle have a 20 to 40-fold increased risk of developing germ-cell tumors (Loehrer et al.