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.
Testicular Torsion in an Infant with Undescended Testis
. The Journal of Pediatrics, 197, 312-312.
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
occurs in 1-4% of full-term and in 1-45% of premature infants.