Conservative management of azoospermia following steroid abuse.

@article{Gazvani1997ConservativeMO,
  title={Conservative management of azoospermia following steroid abuse.},
  author={Mehmet Rafet Gazvani and William M. Buckett and M. J. M. Luckas and I A Aird and L. J. Hipkin and David Iwan Lewis-Jones},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={1997},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={
          1706-8
        }
}
As well as athletes and competitive body builders, recreational body builders attending gymnasia are known to abuse anabolic steroids, using doses from 10- to 40-fold above physiological levels. Androgenic steroids induce hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism with associated azoospermia, leading to infertility. Little literature exists on the treatment of steroid-induced azoospermia following the cessation of abuse. We present four cases of steroid-induced azoospermia, its conservative management and… CONTINUE READING
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