Undescended Testicle

  • Etiology: testicle does not descend from abdomen to inguinal canal into scrotum
  • Imaging: look up along path of testicular descent from scrotum up to inguinal canal up to abdomen to underneath kidney
  • 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 Undescended Testicle