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How many cases of undescended testis correct themselves?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

About half of all cases of undescended testis do not need treatment. This is because the testis or testes eventually descend on their own, correcting the problem themselves. For the remaining cases, if the testicles have not descended by the age of 12 months, surgery or hormone treatment should be used to correct the problem.

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