The presence or absence of an impalpable testis can be predicted from clinical observations alone.

@article{Mesrobian2002ThePO,
  title={The presence or absence of an impalpable testis can be predicted from clinical observations alone.},
  author={Hrair-George O. Mesrobian and J M Chassaignac and Prakash Laud},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2002},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={97-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate, in a prospective study, the accuracy of predicting the presence or absence of unilateral or bilateral impalpable testes from a clinical examination, particularly whether the contralateral descended testis (CDT) is hypertrophied. PATIENTS AND METHODS Whether the ipsilateral scrotal appendages were palpable, and the size of the CDT, were determined before surgery in a series of patients, and compared with age-matched controls. Between 1992 and 2000, 100 impalpable testes… CONTINUE READING