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166 Possible Causes for Cryptorchidism May Occur

  • Hypogonadism

    The penis may be small, the testicles undescended (cryptorchidism) or various degrees of "feminization" of the genitals may be present.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] After birth, sexual development does not occur until puberty. Hypogonadism most often shows up as an abnormality in boys during puberty.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Female is the default sex of the embryo, so most of the sex organ deficits at birth occur in boys. Some, but not all, are due to inadequate androgen stimulation.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Umbilical Hernia

    Iatrogenic cryptorchidism can occur in children (1.3%) if the testicle is not placed in the scrotum at the end of the operation; orchiopexy is required for correction.[emedicine.medscape.com] A femoral hernia as a sequela of inguinal hernia repair may have been overlooked initially.[emedicine.medscape.com] Iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal neuralgia may develop but usually will regress within months; in refractory cases, nerve blocks or neurectomy may be employed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Hernia

    Iatrogenic cryptorchidism can occur in children (1.3%) if the testicle is not placed in the scrotum at the end of the operation; orchiopexy is required for correction.[emedicine.medscape.com] A femoral hernia as a sequela of inguinal hernia repair may have been overlooked initially.[emedicine.medscape.com] Iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal neuralgia may develop but usually will regress within months; in refractory cases, nerve blocks or neurectomy may be employed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ichthyosis Vulgaris

    Follicular micro-papules are never seen and hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles does not occur. The scales may extend even to the face.[medcaretips.com] Comma-shaped corneal opacities developing at the adult stage and cryptorchidism may be associated. Treatment The treatment is the same as ichthyosis vulgaris.[medcaretips.com]

  • Haddad Syndrome

    Undescended testes (cryptorchidism) and testes that may be attached to a ureter, often occur in males with Prune Belly syndrome.[rarediseases.org]

  • Inguinal Hernia

    Iatrogenic cryptorchidism can occur in children (1.3%) if the testicle is not placed in the scrotum at the end of the operation; orchiopexy is required for correction.[emedicine.com] A femoral hernia as a sequela of inguinal hernia repair may have been overlooked initially.[emedicine.com] Iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal neuralgia may develop but usually will regress within months; in refractory cases, nerve blocks or neurectomy may be employed.[emedicine.com]

  • Germ Cell Tumor

    Urologic abnormalities occur in approximately 52% of RTS patients, of which cryptorchidism is the commonest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is important to note that the development of cancer with cryptorchidism does not always occur.[symptoma.com] Given the frequency of undescended testes in this population, closer screening may be warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ventral Hernia

    Iatrogenic cryptorchidism can occur in children (1.3%) if the testicle is not placed in the scrotum at the end of the operation; orchiopexy is required for correction.[emedicine.medscape.com] A femoral hernia as a sequela of inguinal hernia repair may have been overlooked initially.[emedicine.medscape.com] Iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal neuralgia may develop but usually will regress within months; in refractory cases, nerve blocks or neurectomy may be employed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cryptorchidism

    Risk Factors for Undescended Testes (Cryptorchidism) Undescended testes may occur for several reasons.[healthengine.com.au] If cryptorchidism is not repaired, the following complications may occur as your child grows and matures: Infertility (most common in bilateral cases, where both testes are[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Direct Inguinal Hernia

    Iatrogenic cryptorchidism can occur in children (1.3%) if the testicle is not placed in the scrotum at the end of the operation; orchiopexy is required for correction.[emedicine.medscape.com] A femoral hernia as a sequela of inguinal hernia repair may have been overlooked initially.[emedicine.medscape.com] Iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal neuralgia may develop but usually will regress within months; in refractory cases, nerve blocks or neurectomy may be employed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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