NURS 3130: Test 4 - Unit 12 (Male Genitourinary System)
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function of the penis components:
- corpora cavernosa
- corpora spongiosum
- glans penis
wrinkling area of the scrotum
foreskin of the penis
The darkened areas found on the rugae of the scrotum are small ___________ glands and are _______ findings.
determining factor for how close the scrotum is to the body
The testes are suspended by the _________ _____.
protected by double layer membrane fluid
Epididymis, vas deferens, and ejaculatory duct empty into the _________ _____.
The prostate surrounds the _________ and _______.
structure that enlarges in older men and may affect urinary patterns; contains:
- seminal vesicles
- bulbourethral glands
component of the prostate that secretes the sperm that keep testes healthy
glands in the prostate that secrete seminal fluid into the urethra (pre-ejaculate)
the part of abdomen and inner thigh where hernias can be seen
The inguinal groin is part of the abdomen and inner thigh where ________ can be seen.
a bowel that protrudes through some muscle and can be seen in the inguinal groin
subjectively identified by a heavy or dragging feeling in the scrotum
The dorsal vein is located on the _____ of the penis.
Hypospadias is when the urethral meatus is located on the _________ of the penis and is the more common defect found during the initial exam after birth.
Epispadias is when the urethral meatus is located on the _____ of the penis; less common.
occurs when the foreskin becomes nonretractable due to poor hygiene; usually causes inflammation
occurs when the foreskin has been lifted up but will not retract back to normal position due to poor hygiene
Paraphimosis is a medical emergency because it reduces ___________.
If any discharge is seen when fingers are wrapped around the penis, the discharge must be ________.
spread between fingers to see any masses or lesions
test done on scrotum, only if mass is felt, to test light transfer
do not, do
With transillumination, normal scrotal contents (blood) and solid tissue (tumor) ______ transilluminate, but fluid-filled masses (ex. hydrocele) _____ transilluminate.
bulges seen during standing while straining (like a bowel movement)
A lymph node that is fixed and unable to move around is a/an _________ finding.
age range when testicular self-examinations should begin
test that uses the letters T, S, and E to ensure thoroughness
"T" for the testicular self-examination
"S" for the testicular self-examination
"E" for the testicular self-examination
once a month
frequency that a testicular self-examination should be done
illness that affects the younger ages
Undescended testes is a/an _________ finding.
cure rate for testicular cancer if caught early
location where testes develop
range of ages when puberty begins in males
Testes typically descend ______ to birth.
enlargement of testes
first sign of puberty
The transition from pre-adolescent to adolescent takes about ___ year(s).
If an infant is not circumcised, the foreskin is very ______ for the first 3 months.
In infants, the ________ is larger compared to the penis.
fluid-filled mass that forms in the scrotal area; normal for babies up to 2 years
Circumcision occurs during the ________ period.
Circumcision decreases male's risk for ________.
Circumcision lowers risk of ________ ________ in female partners.
age group when the nurse should ask direct, matter-of-fact questions
age at which the production of sperm begins to decrease
range of age at which testosterone production decreases
should not interfere with libido and sexual pleasure in the aging man
Changes in testosterone cause changes in ________ area.
benign prostatic hyperplasia
benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
normal enlargement of prostate that occurs with age
prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
2 occurrences in men with very similar symptoms (urinary issues)
African American men
race and gender at an increased risk for prostate cancer
The ______ of diagnosis for the first degree relative who had prostate cancer is important.
prostate specific antigen
prostate specific antigen (PSA)
substance made by normal prostate that has increased levels with cancer
age at which prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood tests begin
digital rectal exam
digital rectal exam (DRE)
test used to detect prostate cancer by checking for a very hard and firm prostate or a prostate with any bumps or lesions on it
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