Cryptorchidism

Known as: Testis, Undescended, Testicolo ritenuto/criptorchidismo, kriptorxidizem 
A developmental defect in which a TESTIS or both TESTES failed to descend from high in the ABDOMEN to the bottom of the SCROTUM. Testicular descent… (More)
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1935-2018
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Becoming a phenotypic male is ultimately determined by androgen-induced masculinization. Disorders of fetal masculinization… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are widely used in Western countries. OBJECTIVES Because the prevalence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Little is known on environmental risk factors for cryptorchidism and hypospadias, which are among the most frequent congenital… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Several investigators have shown striking differences in semen quality and testicular cancer rate between Denmark and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Impaired testicular descent (cryptorchidism) is one of the most frequent congenital abnormalities in humans, involving 2% of male… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Researchers from seven European nations and the United States have published reports of increasing rates of hypospadias during… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
To evaluate the hypothesis of a common etiology for cryptorchidism and hypospadias, we conducted two case-control studies nested… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Cryptorchidism and hypospadias have been related to prenatal estrogen exposure in animal models. Some chemicals used in farming… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
To explore prenatal risk factors that are common to testicular cancer and cryptorchidism, two parallel case-control studies were… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE A prospective hospital-based cohort study was conducted to determine the prevalence rates of cryptorchidism at birth, 3… (More)
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