Azoospermia or total absence of spermatozoa in the ejaculate is a seminal alteration that can be caused by various reasons. Specifically, azoospermia can be due to pretesticular, testicular or posttesticular factors.
In the case of azoospermia due to testicular factors, some possible reasons may be varicocele, cryptorchidism, orchitis or testicular torsion. In addition, severe trauma and increased testicular temperature may also cause azoospermia in the male.
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By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Estefanía Rodríguez Ferradas M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Victoria Moliner BSc, MSc (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 05/23/2023