How is the patient positioned for orchiopexy to treat cryptorchidism?

Updated: Dec 17, 2020
  • Author: Joel M Sumfest, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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The child is placed supine in the frog-leg position. Reexamination is performed under anesthesia. A previously nonpalpable testis may become palpable, circumventing abdominal exploration.


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