undescended testicle


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undescended testicle

(ŭn′dĭ-sĕn′dĭd)
n.
A testicle that has remained within the inguinal canal and has not descended to the scrotum.

undescended testicle

Cryptorchidism, see there.

undescended testicle

A testicle that has remained in the abdomen, where testicles normally develop, or in the inguinal canal by which they normally descended to the SCROTUM. Undescended testicles do not become fertile and are more than normally prone to cancer later in life. For these reasons it is wise to have an undescended testicle brought down in childhood.

Undescended testicle

A testicle that is still in the groin and has not made its way into the scrotum.
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Undescended testicles are not common in babies but the issue can be fixed with laparoscopic surgery where doctors move the testicle into the scrotum and stitch it in place, according to the (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/undescended-testicle/symptoms-causes/syc-20351995) Mayo Clinic.
In adult patients with intra-abdominal undescended testicles, unfortunately the diagnosis of cancer at early stage is difficult and usually patients present with advanced disease or palpable mass.
Undescended testicle is the most common congenital anomaly in boys and found in approximately 1% of the children aged one year (5).
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The undescended testicle: diagnosis and management.
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.
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