4 Cryptorchidism and Steroid Hormones

  title={4 Cryptorchidism and Steroid Hormones},
  author={Marzena Kamieniczna and Anna Havrylyuk and Maciej K. Kurpisz},
Two important functions of testis are production of spermatozoa and synthesis of steroids. These functions depend on anatomical, hormonal and constitutional homeostasis and begin during the first stage of gestation. Cryptorchidism can be defined as an abnormal localization of one or both testes. It’s the failure of one or both testes descent into the… CONTINUE READING