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 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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There is also an increased risk of cancer developing in the undescended testicle.
The patient was questioned further and he denied any history of undescended testicle in childhood, trauma, sexual dysfunction, or genitourinary dysfunction.