Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
Possible complications from orchiopexy include:
- Bleeding or blood clots in the scrotum.
- Damage to the Reference vas deferens Opens New Window and the blood supply to the testicle. Without an adequate blood supply, the testicle may shrink (atrophy).
- The testicle(s) moving out of the scrotum again (reascend) after surgery and requiring further treatment. This is rare.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 1, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Peter Anderson, MD, FRCS(C) - Pediatric Urology
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