Male Reproductive


PSA levels >2.0 ng/mL for men in their 60s correlate with a prostatic volume >40 mL. REF

Watchful waiting is not appropriate for testicular masses, which are usually malignant. REF

Testicular torsion is the most common cause of spontaneous testicular pain in boys age 12 years and older and is uncommon before 10 years of age. REF

AAMs are 1.5 as likely as CMS to develop prostate CA. REF

Epididymitis - In men under the age of 35 who are sexually active, the most common etiologic organisms are Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. In men over 35, infectious epididymitis is usually nonspecific and is caused by coliform bacteria or Pseudomonas species. The preferred treatment is ofloxacin, 400 mg orally twice a day for 10 days. Alternative therapy is a single dose of ceftriaxone, 250 mg, plus doxycycline, 100 mg twice a day for 10 days. REF

The prevalence of microscopic carcinoma of the prostate among 80-year-old males is 70%. REF

Finasteride is efficacious in treating obstructive symptoms, but it falsely depresses PSA levels. REF

If a testis has not descended by 6 months of age in a term infant, it will remain undescended. REF
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