Pronounced: or-kee-o-pecks-eeEn Español (Spanish Version)
Sometimes baby boys are born with one or both testicles inside the abdomen or groin, rather than in the scrotum. This is called undescended testicles. Orchiopexy is a surgery to lower the testicles into the scrotum. The scrotum is the external sac that holds the testicles.
Last reviewedJuly 2013by Marcin Chwistek, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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