dr Prashant Jain
Pediatric Surgeon
BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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Spontaneous descent of testis is seen only till 3 to 6 months of age. Histological examination of undescended testis has revealed a progressive loss of germ cells and Leydig cells. Hence it is recommended that surgery should be done between 6 months to one year of age. The timely treatment is important as delay or failure in treatment can result in reduced fertility and increased risk of testicular malignancy in adulthood.



Posted On: 06/06/2018

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