Hormone Therapy for Undescended Testicle
How Well It Works
Hormone therapy alone stimulates the testicles to complete their descent into the scrotum in less than 20 out of 100 cases. Reascent occurs in about 15 out of 100 males who are treated.Reference 1 Testicles move back out of the Reference scrotum Opens New Window (reascend) more often when the testicle was originally in a high position, such as in the Reference inguinal canal Opens New Window or abdomen.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Peter Anderson, MD, FRCS(C) - Pediatric Urology