Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Testicles Undescended Treatment

In most cases of cryptorchidism, the testes descend into the scrotum by 6 months of age without treatment. If the testicle does not descend into the scrotum, surgery is performed in order to relocate the testicle.

Treatment for cryptorchidism may include:

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Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat cryptorchidism:

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Testicles Undescended References
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