Normal and Abnormal Testicular Development and Descent (Testicular Maldescent, Malignancy, Cancer Therapy and Fertility)

  • G. C. W. Howard
  • T. B. Hargreave


Testicular maldescent is a risk factor for testicular cancer and for infertility and is more prevalent in men presenting with fertility problems. Cancer therapy may result in infertility. Sometimes testicular malignancy is first detected because cancerous cells are identified in the seminology laboratory (Howard et al. 1989).


Leydig Cell Testicular Cancer Male Infertility Germinal Epithelium Testicular Descent 
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