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testicle

either of the two male reproductive glands, in most mammals enclosed within the scrotum, that produce spermatozoa and the hormone testosterone
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The study in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN) confirms that testicular cancer survivors are more likely to develop high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and obesity, which can significantly increase their risk of heart disease.
Eric was diagnosed with testicular cancer during rehabilitation for shattering his knee.
Case Report: Here we present a case of acute painful scrotal swelling in a young man owing to an incarcerated inguinal hernia that caused testicular ischemia.
Men with these changes had a 7% lifetime risk of testicular cancer compared with 0.
The color Doppler ultrasound (CDUS) was used to assess testicular volume and blood flow before and after a modified Ferguson technique surgery.
Neonatal torsion is the result of inadequate fixation of the gubernaculum, the structure that leads the testis into the scrotum during testicular descent and anchors the testis to the inferior aspect of the scrotum (Basta et al.
3% in all testicular tumors, testicular metastases originate mainly (up to 42-60%) from prostate adenocarcinoma and they are generally diagnosed incidentally with surgical castration for prostate cancer (1,2).
We carried out this multicenter study to investigate if testis-sparing surgery (TSS) could be performed in small testicular masses.
Although the etiology of testicular cancers is not well understood, various factors such as cryptorchidism, trauma, infections, and genetic and endocrine factors appear to have a role in their development.
Conclusion: The use of dexamethasone caused testicular injury, which ameliorated significantly by the concomitant use of magnesium sulphate.