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Flashcards in Infertility Deck (3):
1

Define Infertility

is defined as the inability of a couple to conceive after one year of intercourse without contraception. Both partners must be investigated

2

Causes of female infertility

a)Ovulatory dysfunction (e.g., hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, polycystic ovarian syndrome)
b)Tubal and peritoneal abnormalities (e.g., pelvic inflammatory disease [PID])
c)Uterine and cervical factors (e.g., fibroids)

3

Causes of male infertility

a)Testicular dysfunction (e.g., hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, viral orchitis)
b)Post-testicular dysfunction (e.g., abnormal sperm transport)