Testicular Prosthesis - Topic Overview
prosthesis is a small implant with a size,
shape, and consistency similar to a real testicle. It is usually made of a soft
plastic (silicone) shell and filled with saline (salt water).
potential risks associated with testicular prostheses include infection and
blood clots ( hematoma) in the
scrotum, but these complications are uncommon.
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If a prosthesis is implanted before
puberty, it will need to be replaced later with a larger prosthesis that matches the adult size of the normal testicle.
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January 04, 2013
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