Cryptorchidism is the incomplete descent of one or both testicles through the inguinal canal, which causes the testicles to be subjected to a higher temperature than the one existing in the scrotal sac. This increase in temperature negatively affects sperm production.
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Paloma de la Fuente Vaquero
M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid, with a Master's Degree in Human Reproduction and a Doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Seville. Member of the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF) and the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SEGO), she performs as a gynecologist specializing in assisted reproduction in the clinic IVI Sevilla.