This Inquiry highlights 2 important considerations regarding the child with a cryptorchid
However, because cryptorchidism is thought to be a genetic problem that involves multiple genes, unilateral cryptorchids should not be used to breed and should have both testicles removed.
A dog with only one testicle descended is called a unilateral cryptorchid and has one testicle in the scrotum and the other one in the abdomen.
(9) The majority of cryptorchid testes lie distal to the external inguinal ring and are palpable.
Unsuspected urological anomalies in aymptomatic cryptorchid boys.
This included the finding of bilaterally small (< 5 ml) or cryptorchid
testes with FSH >3x normal or FNAC showing testicular failure.
These steps are deficient in cryptorchid patients brining down their fertility inspite of a successful orchidopexy.
Importance of early postnatal germ cell maturation for the fertility of cryptorchid males.