undescended testis

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Noun1.undescended testis - a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus developsundescended testis - a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops; "undescended testicles have an increased risk for cancer"
ballock, testicle, testis, orchis, egg, ball, nut - one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
cryptorchidism, cryptorchidy, cryptorchism - failure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
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Torsion of undescended testis in a man with Down's syndrome.
of cases RIH LIH B/LIH (n=17) Hydrocele 5(29.4%) 4 1 - Undescended Testis 2(11.7%) - 2 - Patient processus vaginalis 2(11.7%) 2 - - BPH 15(88.2%) 5 4 6 Chronic cough - - - - Chronic constipation 1(5.8%) - - 1 Varicocele 1 - 1 - Type of hernia Associated Diseases D ID M Hydrocele 1 3 1 Undescended Testis - 2 - Patient processus vaginalis - 2 - BPH 5 8 2 Chronic cough - - - Chronic constipation - 1 - Varicocele - 1 - TABLE - III: MEAN VALUES OF VARIOUS CHARACTERS Mean values Characteristics Case group (n=135) Control group (n=135) Weight (kg) 63.9 * [+ or -] 5.
It affect all races, and there does not seem to be a geographic propensity, although undescended testis may be associated with a number of chromosomal and hereditary disorders in which specific defect can be identified, at the present time the majority of the cases appear to be isolated.
Although the exact mechanism of this co-existence of Spigelian hernia and ipsilateral undescended testis remains elusive, several studies have postulated about the underlying events giving rise to this association.
We postulate that, as this is not linked to an increase in undescended testis in this cohort, that it may be as a result of both an increase in sonographic screening in this age group, as well as a technological advancement in ultrasonographic software packages and multiplanar sonographic probes.
I had diagnosed him with one undescended testis and had him undergo an operation.
First of all undescended testis is quite common, and about six in 100 boys have this when they are born.
Patients having weight less than 1.5 kg, with cardiac or respiratory problems, with congenital bleeding disorders, with recurrent or incarcerated inguinal hernias and those with undescended testis were excluded from the study.
Other cases performed included undescended testis and varicocele ligation.
He underwent orchidopexy for right undescended testis (Figure 2).
Undescended testis occurs in 1-4% of full-term and in 1-45% of premature infants.