Table 2

Scrotal skin temperature and intratesticular temperature of normal men, men with various gonadal pathologies, and boys with cryptorchidism from the literature compared to data from our study (data from left testes, shown as mean (SD)).

  • nl = normal probands, VC = varicocele (left testis), OB = obstruction of vas deferens, SCO = Sertoli-cell-only syndrome, CT = cryptorchid testis, DT = descended testis, C = cotton nappies, P = disposable plastic lined napkins.