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Revista Médica La Paz

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LOZA CORDERO, Christian  y  MEJIA SALAS, Héctor. CLINICAL AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF CRYPTORQUIDSM IN PATIENTS OF THE HOSPITAL DEL NIÑO "OVIDIO ALIAGA URÍA". Rev. Méd. La Paz [online]. 2017, vol.23, n.1, pp. 25-29. ISSN 1726-8958.

OBJECTIVE: To establish the clinical epidemiological characteristics of cryptorchidism in hospitalized patients from September to December 2016 DESIGN: descriptive and prospective study where the data collection of a series of inpatient cases with cryptorchidism PLACE: Hospital del Niño "Dr. Ovidio Aliaga Uría "(La Paz- Bolivia) METHODS: We included 64 patients aged 1 to 10 years. A structured interview was conducted with parents using a pre-coded instrument, with prior verbal consent. A review of the clinical file was completed to complete data. The data were entered into an Excel database, and the analysis was performed through the use of descriptive statistics. RESULTS: The age range of treatment was 1 year to 10 years and 2 months, with an average of 3 years and 8 months; The average age at diagnosis was 2 years and 9 months. The time elapsed between diagnosis and treatment was 11 months. The most common type of cryptorchidism was the right one with 53%. The diagnostic finding was made in the first instance by a relative in 28% and in 72% by a health personnel. 68% were diagnosed in the first level, 9% in the second and 23% in the third. CONCLUSIONS: The age at which cryptorchidism is operated and diagnosed in our country is not within the American and European recommendations.

Palabras clave : cryptorchidism; epidemiological characteristics; orchidepexy; testicle.

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