What is Polyorchidism?
Polyorchidism or supernumerary testis means more than two testes. It is very rare and to the best of our knowledge there have been only about 200 cases reported. In this case report we want to present radiological features and assessment of a patient with four testicles.
Can a man have 1 ball?
Most people with a penis have two testicles in their scrotum — but some only have one. This is known as monorchism. Monorchism can be the result of several things. Some people are simply born with just one testicle, while others have one removed for medical reasons.
When does the retractile testicle move to the scrotum?
The testicle moves to its correct location in the scrotum and stays there permanently. Sometimes the retractile testicle remains in the groin and is no longer movable. When this happens, the condition is called an ascending testicle or an acquired undescended testicle.
Why are the testicles outside of the body?
The testicles themselves are outside the body in order to keep them at a temperature that facilitates the production of sperm cells. Temperature is, incidentally, one of the main reasons you see the scrotum become looser and tighter, and the testicles move further away from…
Is the retractile testicle a serious health risk?
A retractile testicle is not considered a serious health risk. What is a retractile testicle? A retractile testicle is a testicle that moves back and forth between the groin and the scrotum (the sac underneath the penis). A retractile testicle is not considered a serious health risk. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center.
What causes pain in the testicles and lower abdomen?
One of the less common causes of pain in testicles and lower abdomen is testicular cancer. The testicles produce hormones and sperm and cancer in this area is quite rare. It shows up as a lump in the testicle in men aging 15 to 35 years old.