Cryptorchidism, Empty Scrotum
Possible impairment of fertility (reduced germ cell number at birth or general depletion of germ and to a lesser degree of Leydig cells after birth and specifically loss from 6 months to 4 years of age [due to maternal lifestyle or exposition to diethylstilbestrol and factors related to failing descent]).
Increased risk of testicular malignancy (2.75–8 times increased risk of neoplasm for the undescended testis).
Pathologies which become visible and palpable in descended testes, for example, testicular torsion # or tumor, may be hidden.
Psychological effect on the developed young man is possible.
KeywordsInguinal Hernia Undescended Testis Testicular Volume Testicular Torsion Testicular Vessel
General: Occurrence, Clinical Skills, Differential Diagnosis
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