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What is the treatment for cryptorchidism?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Orchidopexy surgery: Cryptochidism signifies a hidden or non-palpable testis, although many erroneously use the term for any undescended testis. Ultrasound should first be performed if testis is non-palpable. Then laparoscopy if us is negative. Orchidopexy surgery, either laparoscopically, or by open trans-abdominal or inguinal surgery.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What is cryptorchidism?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Undescended: Undescended testicle. Means one or both testicles have not moved out of the abdomen or groin into its proper position in the scrotum. Often surgically corrected by a urologist specialist.

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