Male Infertility Causes and Diagnosis

  • R. Sokol
Part of the Mineralogical Society Series book series (ENDO, volume 5)


Male infertility is a heterogeneous disorder. A variety of factors may adversely impact sperm production and function and impair fertility. An algorithmic approach based on information collected during a careful history, physical examination and the results of the semen analyses and hormone evaluation can assist the clinician to categorize the diagnosis of the patient’s infertility into: 1) hormone disorder, 2) anatomic abnormality, 3) idiopathic.


Male Infertility Acrosome Reaction Ejaculatory Duct Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism Retrograde Ejaculation 
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  • R. Sokol
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  1. 1.Women’s HospitalLos Angeles

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