The absence of spermatozoa in obstructive azoospermia may be due to a blockage in the vas deferens and epididymis, i.e. structures in charge of carrying spermatozoa to the urethra. In addition, inflammation or trauma to the testicles could also be reasons for obstructive azoospermia.
Causes of obstructive azoospermia
By José María Sánchez Jordán M.D. (gynecologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 12/22/2021