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Testicular disease
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 E29, N43-N44
ICD-9 257, 603-604
MeSH D013733

Testicular disorders can be classified as a disorders of the reproductive system which may result in endocrine sexual disorders.

The testicles are well-known to be very sensitive to impact and injury.

The most prominent diseases of testicles are:

The removal of one or both testicles is termed:

Testicular prostheses are available to mimic the appearance and feel of one or both testicles, when absent as from injury or as treatment for gender identity disorder. There have also been some instances of their implanting in dogs [2]

Other testicular issues:

  • Cryptorchidism or "undescended testicles", when the testicle does not descend into the scrotum of the infant boy.

Psychological repercussionsEdit

Testes disorders can result in variious endocrine sexual disorders in the male. These are of interest to psychologists and can include:

See alsoEdit


Template:Male diseases of the pelvis and genitals Template:Male congenital anomalies of genital organs

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