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Causes of secretory azoospermia

Causes of secretory azoospermia

The following are some of the most common causes of secretory or non-obstructive azoospermia:

  • Problems in the testes, such as swelling, undescended testicles, infections...
  • Chemical exposure, which causes spermatogenic alterations; or cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, or radiotherapy.
  • Genetic disorders, such as azoospermia factor region (AZF) on the Y chromosome
  • Hormonal imbalances
By BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 11/16/2018
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