The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2004 , Vol 46 , Num 1
The gubernaculum in testicular descent and cryptorchidism

FD Stephens Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Melbourne

Murdoch Children Research Institute Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne,

Department of General Surgery, Royal Children\'s Hospital Melbourne, Australia


Hutson JM, Sasaki Y, Huynh J, Yong E, Ting A. The gubernaculum in testicular descent and cryptorchidism. Turk J Pediatr 2004; 46 (supplement): 3-6.

The gubernaculum plays an essential role in the complex mechanism of testicular descent and inguinal hernia closure. Understanding this complex developmental process is gradually allowing us insight into how to regulate normal descent and also treat maldescended testes.

Keywords : gubernaculum Mullerian Inhibiting Substance genitofemoral nerve CGRP.
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