Absence of testes

The failure of one or both testes of a male fetus to descend from the abdomen into the scrotum during the late part of pregnancy. If not surgically corrected in early childhood, males may be at increased risk for testicular cancer later in life.

Disease Alternative Name

undescended testicle
undescended testes
undescended testis
cryptorchidism
undescended testicles
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