Congenital obstructive azoospermia in a man with Marfan syndrome (Journal article)

Kukuvitis, A./ Georgiou, I./ Ioannidis, S./ Tarlatzis, B./ Bontis, J./ Papadimas, J.

OBJECTIVE: To present a case of Marfan syndrome and concurrent congenital obstructive azoospermia. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Tertiary-care academic hospital. PATIENT(S): A man with Marfan syndrome and obstructive azoospermia. INTERVENTION(S): The patient was evaluated for azoospermia that was proved to be due to congenital absence of large segments of vas deferens and epididymis bilaterally. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Evaluation for testicular sperm extraction and ICSI procedure. RESULT(S): The patient is a candidate for testicular sperm extraction and ICSI. CONCLUSION(S): The Marfan syndrome and azoospermia may be associated in sporadic cases.
Institution and School/Department of submitter: Πανεπιστήμιο Ιωαννίνων. Σχολή Επιστημών Υγείας. Τμήμα Ιατρικής
Keywords: Adult,Humans,Male,Marfan Syndrome/*complications,Oligospermia/*complications,Spermatogenesis/physiology,Testis/pathology/ultrasonography,Y Chromosome/genetics
URI: https://olympias.lib.uoi.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/22837
ISSN: 0015-0282
Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11730760
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