PMID: 43711Dec 1, 1979

Ultrastructure of the tubular wall of the prepuberal cryptorchid human testis

Archives of Andrology
F CotelliC L Lamia Donin

Abstract

The tubular wall in the human prepuberal testis of cryptorchid patients has been examined by ultrastructural and histochemical analysis. When compared with the normolocated testes, a disorganization of the tubular wall due to cryptorchidism is apparent. Alterations regarding single elements of the tubular wall are described and a positive correlation seems to exist between the age and the amount of the damage. A possible relation between morphological changes and hormone therapy is discussed.

Citations

Jan 1, 1985·Journal of Andrology·P AmatJ Montero
Jan 1, 1986·Virchows Archiv. B, Cell Pathology Including Molecular Pathology·R Hatier, G Grignon
Dec 1, 1982·European Journal of Pediatrics·E Hedinger

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