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Entries Tagged ‘Klinefelter’s syndrome’

Chromosomal Abnormalities

Chromosome analysis. There are several conditions, some relatively common and some rare, that result from either abnormal numbers of chromosomes, defects in size or configuration of certain single chromosomes, or abnormal composition of the chromosome group that determines sexual characteristics. Laboratory diagnosis, at present, takes three forms. First, chromosome charts may be prepared on any […]

Male Infertility or Hypogonadism

About 40%-50% of infertility problems are said to be due to dysfunction of the male reproductive system. Male infertility can be due to hormonal etiology (either lack of gonadotropin or suppression of spermatogenesis), nonhormonal factors affecting spermatogenesis, primary testicular disease, obstruction to sperm passages, disorders of sperm motility or viability or presence of antisperm antibodies […]