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anorchism
absence of one or both testes
balanitis
inflammation of the glans penis
cryptorchism
undescented testicle, or failure of a testis to descend into scrotal sac during fetal development; it most often remains lodged in the abdomen or inguinal canal, requiring surgival repair
epididymitis
inflammation of the epididymis
hydrocele
hernia of fluid I nthe testis or tubes leading from the testes
hypospadias
congenital opening of the male urethera on the undersurface of the penis
impotence
failure to iuntiate or maintain an erection until ejaculation because of physical dysfunction
peyronie disease
disorder characterized by the induration of the corpus cavernosum in the penis
benign prostatic hypertrophy/ hyperplasia (BPH)
enlargement of the prostate gland that causes urinary obstruction; common in older men
prostate cancer
malignancy of the prostate gland
prostatitis
inflammation of the prostate
seminoma
common type of malignant tumor of the testicle
varicocele
enlarged, swollen, herniated veins near the testis
Chlamydia
most common sexually transmited bacterial infection in North America; often occurs with no symptoms and is treated only after it has spread
gonorrhea
contagious inflammation of the genital mucous membranes caused by invasion of the gonococcus, Neisseria gonorrhea. The term was named for the urethral discharge characteristic of the infection, which was first thought to be a leakage of semen; the genus was named for the polish dermatologist Albert Neisser
syphilis
sexually transmitted infection caused by a spirochete, which may involve any organ or tissue over time; usually manifests first on the skin with the appearance of small, painless red papules that erode and form bloodless ulcers called chancres
hepatitis B virus (HBV)
virus that causes inflammation of the liver, transmitted through any body fluid, including vaginal secretions, semen, and blood
herpes simplex virus type 2
virus that causes ulcer like lesions of the genital and anorectal skin and mucosa; after the initial infection, the virus lies dormant in the nerve cell root and may recur at times of stress
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), which permits various opportunistic infections, malignancies, and neurologic disease; contracted through exposure to contaminated blood or body fluid
human papilloma virus (HPV), condyloma acuminatum, condylomata acuminate
virus transmitted by direct sexual contact that causes an infection that can occur on the skin or mucous membranes of the genitals; on the skin the lesions appear as cauliflower like warts, and on mucous membranes they have a flat appearance