Testicular varicocele is a cause of male infertility because it alters the sperm production process by diminishing the sperm count. Low sperm count is medically referred to with the term oligospermia or oligozoospermia.
By Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 12/07/2018