Acquired undescended testes in boys with hypospadias

The Journal of Urology
Toshihiko ItesakoKenji Shimada

Abstract

We determined the incidence of acquired undescended testes in boys with hypospadias. We retrospectively reviewed the records of 566 boys with hypospadias who were referred to our outpatient clinic between January 2000 and September 2009. Acquired undescended testes were defined as testes that were documented at the bottom of the scrotum at least once after birth by the pediatric urologist at our institution but were subsequently documented to have moved from a satisfactory scrotal position by the same pediatric urologist or an equally experienced pediatric urologist. However, this definition did not include undescended testes after inguinoscrotal surgery. We excluded boys with gender development disorders with testicular dysgenesis, those who underwent bilateral inguinoscrotal surgery and those without congenital cryptorchidism who were followed less than 3 months. Of the 566 boys with hypospadias 100 met study exclusion criteria. Of the 466 boys included in analysis 29 (6.2%) had congenital cryptorchidism and 15 (3.2%) had acquired undescended testes. Urethroplasty was performed in 413 boys, including 91 with distal, 132 with mid and 181 with proximal hypospadias. The incidence of congenital cryptorchidism and acquired undesce...Continue Reading

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Jan 28, 2014·Korean journal of urology·Hyunsoo AhnHwang Choi
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Related Concepts

Multiple Congenital Anomalies
Unilateral Cryptorchidism
Hypospadias
Retrospective Studies
Congenital Abnormality
Birth
Outpatient Clinics, Hospital
Puberty
Scrotum
Repair of Urethra

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