Affiliation: Medical Centre Alkmaar
Country: The Netherlands
Goede J, Hack W, van der Voort Doedens L, Sijstermans K, Pierik F. Prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in asymptomatic males 0 to 19 years old. J Urol. 2009;182:1516-20 pubmed publisher
..Of the 24 boys excluded from the study testicular microlithiasis was seen in 4. The prevalence of classic testicular microlithiasis in asymptomatic boys is 2.4% and increases with age. ..
Goede J, Hack W. Clinical aspects of testicular microlithiasis in boys: a review. J Pediatr Urol. 2012;8:459-69 pubmed publisher
..The prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in boys varies between 1.1% and 4.2%. For follow-up, regular self-examination is advised from the age of 15 years. ..
Goede J, Hack W, van der Voort Doedens L, Pierik F, Looijenga L, Sijstermans K. Testicular microlithiasis in boys and young men with congenital or acquired undescended (ascending) testis. J Urol. 2010;183:1539-43 pubmed publisher
..The prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in patients with undescended testis is 2.8%. There is no difference in the prevalence of testicular microlithiasis between congenital and acquired undescended (ascending) testes. ..
Goede J, Weijerman M, Broers C, de Winter J, van der Voort Doedens L, Hack W. Testicular volume and testicular microlithiasis in boys with Down syndrome. J Urol. 2012;187:1012-7 pubmed publisher
..In addition, testis volume is significantly smaller in boys with Down syndrome compared to normative values. ..