It is a condition of male in which semen contains no sperm and is a male fertility issues.
Genetics has a role of 10% to 15% in men with low or no-sperm count. Azoospermia is usually diagnosed during infertility investigations.
Azoospermia can be broken down into three categories.
- Pre Testicular
- Post Testicular
It’s a non-obstructive type. Its characterized stimulation of otherwise normal testicular & genital tract.
FSH level are low.
It’s also a non-obstructive type. In this testes are abnormal or absent.
FSH levels are Elevated.
Sertoli cell Syndrome
It’s an obstructive Azoospermia means sperms are produced not Ejaculated.
Obstruction in Epididymis
- Physical Examination
- Laboratory tests
Pre testicular & post-testicular Azoospermia are correctable while testicular Azoospermia is permanent.
By -Dr. Sanniya Visam
ART Coordinator (MBBS) and Online Counselor