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Could a presticular factor such as a pituitary adenoma be a cause of male sterility?

By Marta Barranquero Gómez.
Last Update: 05/06/2019

Yes, a pituitary adenoma could be a cause of male sterility.

Pituitary adenoma is a tumor in the cells that form the pituitary gland which will affect the secretion of the various hormones, either by an excess or a defect in their production. As a consequence, the sperm production process is altered.

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 Marta Barranquero Gómez
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Embryologist
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).
License: 3316-CV
Embryologist. Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH). License: 3316-CV.
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