Non-descent of the testis: An overlooked laparoscopic finding.

  title={Non-descent of the testis: An overlooked laparoscopic finding.},
  author={M Amin El Gohary},
  journal={Journal of pediatric urology},
  volume={4 5},
The purpose of this report is to bring attention to a rare variety of non-descended testis which may be easily overlooked. Between 1996 and 2006 diagnostic laparoscopy was performed for non-palpable testes in 209 children with 229 impalpable testes. Eight abdominal testes were encountered in seven patients located in the sub-renal position; the vas was found to be looping in an upward direction to join the epididymis. Laparoscopic Fowler-Stephen procedure was attempted in all these cases, with… CONTINUE READING

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