* Artificial (prosthetic) testicle implants
* Male hormones (androgens)
* Psychological support
The outlook is good with treatment.
* Face, neck, or back abnormalities (occasionally)
* Psychological problems due to gender
Calling Your Health Care Provider
Call your health care provider if your male child appears to have extremely small or absent testicles or does not appear to be entering puberty during his early teens.
Reviewed By : Linda Vorvick, MD, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.