cryptorchism

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cryptorchism

[krip′tȯr‚kiz·əm]
(medicine)
Failure of the testes to descend into the scrotum from the abdomen or inguinal canals. Also known as cryptorchidism.
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The radiologic findings and the findings of other imaging studies of the subsequently removed cryptorchid testes were unremarkable.
For both cryptorchid and hypospadias case groups, a higher percentage of case boys than control boys were white, born preterm, and small-for-gestational-age (birth weight < 10th percentile).
When they restricted the analysis to the boys who remained cryptorchid at 3 months, however, the relationship with breast milk PCB levels was no longer significant.
In Denmark, all available placentas from cryptorchid boys were chosen (n = 39).
Differences in maternal alcohol consumption between mothers of cryptorchid and healthy boys were tested by chi-square test (two-sided) or Fisher's exact test (two-sided) or described by odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs).
012), there were no significant differences between cryptorchid and healthy boys for individual chemicals.
Each run contained blood samples of both cryptorchid and healthy boys from both Finland and Denmark to minimize any effect of interassay variation.
In domestic animals seminomas often develop in cryptorchid testes (1); however, because avian testes are normally intra-abdominal, this does not appear to increase the risk of testicular tumors in birds.
Mean values for birth weight, weight at measurement, and body length SDS were similar between the cryptorchid boys and controls.
Other reports indicated multiple intratesticular epidermoid cysts in patients with Gardner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, cryptorchid testes and microscopic focus of primary testicular carcinoid tumour.
2), (10) Because testicular malignancy has been reported in as much as 6% of cases with polyorchidism and approximately 90% of these were detected in cryptorchid testes, all suspicious intrascrotal masses should be screened with serum markers and radiological techniques regardless of physical examination findings.
One cryptorchid (FC 1367) and two bulls with penile deviation were encountered in cattle during the tenure.