Cryptorchidism

  • Etiology: testicle fails to descend from abdomen to inguinal canal to scrotum
  • Imaging: see testicle along path of descent
  • Clinical: 3-4% of newborns have undescended testicle, 1% of 1 year olds have undescended testicle, to prevent increased incidence of testicular cancer and infertility have orchiopexy performed by 1-2 years of age

Cases of Cryptorchidism