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Flashcards in Cryptorchidism Deck (6):
1

What are the types of undescended testes?

True
Retractile
Ectopic

2

How do you exam for undescended testes?

Lightly palpate the superficial inguinal ring
Milk down the inguinal canal

3

What is the prevalence of UT? When does it usually present?

2%
At birth

4

How are UT managed?

Observe until 6 months
After which time perform surgery or hormone therapy

5

When is an immediate referral to a paediatric urologist required?

Bilateral undescended testes
Hypospadias and undescended testes

6

What are some complications of undescended testes?

Reduced fertility
Testicular malignancy
Torsion
Inguinal hernia