anorchia


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Related to anorchia: cryptorchidism, hypospadias
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Synonyms for anorchia

absence of one of both testes

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Is surgical exploration necessary in bilateral anorchia? J PediatrUrol 2013; 9: 78-81.
Among patients with testicular regression syndrome, one had bilateral agonadism and six had bilateral anorchia (Table 1).
Potential causes include Klinefelter's syndrome and its variants; anorchia; cryptorchidism; XY gonadal dysgenesis; Noonan's syndrome; Turner's syndrome and its variants; and XX gonadal dysgenesis.
For example, the nurse may explain the use of hormone replacement to a boy with anorchia (absent testes) including information about pubertal development, sexual feelings, and infertility.
Determination of the serum AMH concentration is used in various ways in clinical pediatrics to determine the presence of testicular tissue in patients with cryptorchidism, suspected anorchia, or more severe Disorders of Sex Development (DSD).
Endocrine evaluation includes FSH, LH, testosterone, and human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) stimulation testing, with a failure to respond to hCG stimulation indicating atrophy or anorchia. An increase in testosterone in response to stimulation suggests the presence of at least one functioning testis (Davenport et al., 1995).
An analysis of the genetic factors involved in testicular descent in a cohort of 14 male patients with anorchia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004; 89: 6282-6285.