Testicolo retrattile e gliding testis. Due entita cliniche distinte

Translated title of the contribution: Retractile testis and gliding testis: Two different pathological entities

F. Ferro, A. Lais, E. Matarazzo, N. Capozza, P. Caione

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Abstract

The gliding testis is a testicle located below the external ring, can be manipulated to the upper scrotum, but is prone to ascend to its original position. Histologic changes can be detected in these gonads by 7 years of age. We evaluated 427 consecutive prepubertal boys referred for cryptorchidism. One hundred and twenty-three had classical undescended, 71 ectopic, 55 retractile, and 178 (mean age 6 years 2 moths) gliding testes. The gliding testes were smaller than controlaterals in 24% of boys. All gliding testes were unilateral, whereas bilaterality was 85% in the retractile group (p

Translated title of the contributionRetractile testis and gliding testis: Two different pathological entities
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)145-149
Number of pages5
JournalMinerva Urologica e Nefrologica
Volume48
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Urology

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