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What is Anorchia?

What is Anorchia?

  • Anorchia: A congenital abnormality where one or both testes are missing at birth.

Anorchia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Anorchia, or a subtype of Anorchia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Anorchia: Introduction

Types of Anorchia:

Broader types of Anorchia:

How serious is Anorchia?

Complications of Anorchia: see complications of Anorchia

What causes Anorchia?

Causes of Anorchia: see causes of Anorchia

What are the symptoms of Anorchia?

Symptoms of Anorchia: see symptoms of Anorchia

Complications of Anorchia: see complications of Anorchia

Can anyone else get Anorchia?

More information: see contagiousness of Anorchia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Anorchia

Anorchia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anorchia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Anorchia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anorchia: Urologist, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anorchia.
Treatments for Anorchia: see treatments for Anorchia

Name and Aliases of Anorchia

Main name of condition: Anorchia

Other names or spellings for Anorchia:

anorchidism, anorchism, Absence of testes, Empty scrotum, Testicular regression syndrome, TRS, XY gonadal dysgenesis syndrome, Vanishing testes, Congenital absence of testes

Testicular agenesis, Vanishing testes syndrome, Gonadal dysgenesis (male) Source - Diseases Database

Absence of testes, Congenital absence of testes, Empty scrotum, TRS, Testicular regression syndrome, Vanishing testes, XY gonadal dysgenesis syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Anorchia: Related Conditions

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