Cryptorchidism

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

Presentation

Empty left scrotal sac.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

The left testis is small in size and seen lying in the left inguinal canal.

Case Discussion

Cryptorchidism refers may refer to an undescended testis, ectopic testis, or an atrophic or absent testis. It can be caused by a number of conditions like premature birth, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), congenital syndromes like prune belly syndrome, gestational diabetes etc.

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Case information

rID: 69757
Published: 20th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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