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Table 3 Comparison between adolescent and post-pubertal patients, clinical findings and management

From: Management of cryptorchidism in adolescent and adult males

  12–18 years old > 18 years old p value
Number of patients n = 47 (%) n = 59 (%)  
Unilateral UDT 42 (89.4) 46 (78%)  
Bilateral UDT 5 (10.6) 13 (22%) 0.309
Testicular units n = 52(%) n = 72 (%)  
Intra-abdominal UDT 8 (15.4) 6 (8.3) 0.179
Absent testis 1 (1.9) 2 (2.7)  
Orchidopexy 42 (80.8) 39 (54.2)  
Orchidectomy 3 (5.8) 27 (37.5) < 0.001
Fowler–Stephens procedure 6 (11.5) 4 (5.5) 0.127