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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Ramezani, "Unresolved abdominal mass in an adult cryptorchid testis: a case report," International Journal of General Medicine, vol.
Mannes, "Hydronephrosis secondary to a seminoma in abdominal cryptorchid testis," International Braz J Urol, vol.
(9) The majority of cryptorchid testes lie distal to the external inguinal ring and are palpable.
"Classically, by the time a dog reaches six months of age, if he does not have two scrotal testicles, he is considered a cryptorchid ...
The relation between adult dark spermatogonia and other parameters of fertility potential in cryptorchid testes.
Deficient expression of genes involved in the endogenous defense system againts transposons in cryptorchid boys with impaired mini-puberty.
(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.
Routine pelvic ultrasound was recommended by Adamsbaum et al, in bilaterally cryptorchid patients and in patients with inguinal hernia of unusually hard consistency (5).
A dog with this condition is called cryptorchid and the testicle that does not drop is usually non-functional.
They carried out tests, which revealed the first ever genetic alteration ever detected in the reproductive system of this breed - the female puppy had cryptorchid testicles (outside the scrotum).