Genetic aspects of male infertility

Genetic aspects of male infertility

What are genetic causes of male infertility?Male infertility can in some cases be due to detrimental alterations in the man’s genetic material – his DNA. In such cases, the infertility has a genetic cause. How common are genetic causes of male infertility?Genetic...
Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia

What is gynaecomastia? Gynaecomastia is the enlargement of breast tissue in men. It is important to distinguish between gynaecomastia and lipomastia, which may appear somewhat similar. Whereas gynaecomastia is enlarged breasts due to growth of the glandular tissue,...
Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

What is male hypogonadotropic hypogonadism? Male hypogonadism is defined as an impaired function of the testes. In male hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, the impaired testicular function is caused by insufficient hormonal stimuli from the pituitary or the hypothalamus,...