Undescended testis is a common congenital anomaly occurring in approximately 1% of male infants. In approximately 20% of patients with an undescended testicle, the testis is not palpable.1 The management of a child with a palpable testis is not controversial, but management of an infant with an impalpable testis can generate considerable clinical debate. Despite improvements in cross-sectional imaging, the most accurate evaluation of the undescended testicle is by a diagnostic laparoscopy.2 Since the laparoscopic orchidopexy was first described by Jordan in 1992, a therapeutic procedure can be performed at the same anesthetic.3
KeywordsInternal Ring Diagnostic Laparoscopy Undescended Testicle Port Placement Common Congenital Anomaly
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