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Male Reproductive

Pathologic Conditions; Sexually Transmitted Infections

TermDefinition
carcinoma of the testes (cancer) Malignant tumor of the testicles.
cryptorchidism; cryptorchism Undescended testicles.
hydrocele Sac of clear fluid in the scrotum
testicular torsion Twisting of the spermatic cord.
varicocele Enlarged, dilated veins near the testicle.
benign prostatic hyperplasis (BPH) Benign growth of cells within the prostate gland.
carcinoma of the prostate (prostate cancer) Malignant tumor (adenocarcinoma) of the prostate gland.
hypospadias Congenital abnormality in which the male urethral opening is on the undersurface of the penis, instead of at its tip.
phimosis Narrowing (stricture) of the opening of the prepuce over the glans penis.
chlamydial infection Bacterial invasion (by chlamydia trachomatis) of the urethra and reproductive tract.
gonorrhea Inflammation of the genital tract mucosa. caused by infection with gonococci (berry-shaped bacteria)
herpes genitalis Infection of skin and genital mucosa, caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV)
human papillomavirus (HPV) infection Infection of the skin and mucous membranes in the anogenital region by the human papillomavirus.
TEST PSA test Measurement of levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the blood.
TEST semen analysis Microscopic examination of ejaculated fluid.
PROCEDURE catration Surgical excision of testicles or ovaries.
PROCEDURE circumcision Surgical procedure to remove the prepuce of the penis.
PROCEDURE digital rectal examination (DRE) Finger palpation through the anal canal and rectum to examine the prostate gland.
PROCEDURE photoselective vaporization of the prostate (GreenLight PVP) Removal of tissue to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using a green light laser ("laser TURP").
PROCEDURE transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) Excision of benign prostatic hyperplasia using a resectoscope through the urethra.
PROCEDURE vasectomy Bilateral surgical removal of a part of the vas deferens.
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