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Table 1 Collective values and percentages of the common characteristics of the cases in both groups of testicular ectopia

From: Ectopic testis: an experience of a tertiary-level urology center at Upper Egypt

Parametera Category Inguinal ectopic testis (n = 23) Non-inguinal ectopic testis (n = 21)
Subtypes   None Perineal (n = 7)
Femoral (n = 4)
Pubopenile (n = 3)
Transverse/contralateral (n = 3)
Anterior abdominal wall (n = 4)
Age (years) Range 2–11 2–25
Mean ± SD 5.15 ± 5.79 10.56 ± 6.92
Anatomical side Right 8 (34.8%) 10 (47.6%)
Left 14 (60.9%) 10 (47.6%)
Bilateral 1 (4.3%) 1 (4.8%)
Testicular size Average 17 (73.9%) 14 (66.7%)
Small 6 (26.1%) 7 (33.3%)
Associated anomalies Congenital hernia 6 (26.1%) 3 (14.3%)
Others 3 (13%) 3 (14.3%)
  1. aDetails of these parameters and other characteristics are presented in Tables 2 and 3