Testicular descent. Normal and abnormal

J. Rajfer, P. C. Walsh

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The major aims of this article are to review the embryology of testicular descent; to provide an explanation for the mechanisms involved in the process of testicular descent; to discuss the pathogenesis and complications of the cryptorchid testis; and to summarize the rationale, timing, and methods available for correcting the undescended testis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-235
Number of pages13
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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