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Epididymite, M. S. T. et Fertilité

Epididymitis, S. T. D and Fertility

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Avant l’ère des antibiotiques les cliniciens ont démontré la relation entre épididymite et infertilité.

Actuellement les M. S. T. représentent la principale cause d’épididymite de l’homme jeune.

Le diagnostic précoce de l’atteinte urétrale, aiguë ou non, associée à une antiothérapie adaptée doit permettre de préserver la fertilité.

Abstract

Before the antibiotic’s era, the clinicians have shown the relation between epididymitis and Infertility.

At the moment, venerial diseases are the principal cause of Epididymitis by the young man.

The early diagnosis of the urethral infection (acute or not) associated with a suitable antibiotherapy will allow to protect the fertility.

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Correspondence to Jean-Claude Tardieu.

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Tardieu, J., Vignon, F. & Chabrier, G. Epididymite, M. S. T. et Fertilité. Androl. 4, 421–424 (1994) doi:10.1007/BF03034725

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Mots-clés

  • Epididymite
  • Epididyme
  • M. S. T.
  • Fertilité

Key-Words

  • Epididymis
  • Epididymitis
  • S. T. D.
  • Fertility