The Scrotum and Testes

The testes are two oval shaped male reproductive glands that produce sperm and the male hormone testosterone. The testes are contained within a sac below the penis called the scrotum.

The sperm produced in the testis drains into a long convoluted tube at the back of the testis called the epididymis, which then drains into another tube in the scrotum called the vas or ductus deferens. The vas deferens then passes through groin into the pelvis and drains into the urethra at the level of the prostate gland. Semen is expelled from the urethra, which opens on the end of the penis, during ejaculation.

Disorders of the scrotum and testes treated by Dr Timothy Nathan include: