april 11 notes
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april 11 notes
why are the testis outside of the abdominal cavity?
b/c of temperature, sperm is produced better a few degrees below body temp
ambilical cord is not directly connected to the placenta. it is off in a distance
twin transfusion syndrom
1st twin born is the lighter twin - anemic
darker twin-polycythemic (can get gaunist)
disorder in which the foreskin is too tight to move easily over the glans penis. it is a condition in which the fore skin cannot be retracted back over the glans.
during the first 3 yeats of life, congenital adhesions separate naturally with penile erections and are not an indication for circumcision.
can occur at any age and is most commonly caused by poor hygiene.
reasons for seeking treatment of phimosis
tenderness of the prepuce and purulent discharge
circumcision if needd is performed after infection has been eradicated.
tortion of the testis
the testis rotates on its vascular pedicle, intereruptin gits blood supply
this is a surgical emergency
has been identified as a possible risk factor for prostate cancer in both case controlled studies and cohort studies.
sperm cells die if they arent ejaculated
constant feeling of blue balls
lots of papilla
caused by a virus
human papaloma virus?
stages of syphilis
1) primary (shanker)- anal or oral, a hard chancer develops
2)secondary syphilis - rash
3)tertuary syphilis- gumma, can be around the heart or brain