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Testicle Disease Causes

fuckdaveliu's version from 2018-06-04 12:33


Question Answer
CryptorchidismFailure of testicle to descend into the scrotal sac
Orchitis1)Chlamydia trachomatis (serotype D-K) or Neisseria gonorrhoeae- Seen in young adults. Increased risk of sterility, but libido is not affected because Leydig cells are spared. 2) E. coli and Pseudomonas- seen in older adults; urinatry tract infection pathogens spread into the reproductive tract. 3) Mumps virus (teenage males)- increased risk for infertality; testicular inflammation is usually not seen in children <10 years old. 4) Autoimmune orchitis -- characterized by granulomas inolving the seminiferous tubules.
Testicular TorsionCongenital failure of testes to attach to the inner lining of the scrotum (via the processus vaginalis)
VaricoceleImpaired Drainage, normally occurring in the left side due to left testicular vein drains into the left renal vein, while the right testicular vein drains directly into the IVC
HydroceleIncomplete closure if the processus vaginalis leading to communication with the peritoneal cavity(infants) or blockage of lymphatic drainage (adults)

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