Phenotypic Characterization of The Immune And Mast Cell Infiltrates In The Human Testis Shows Normal And Abnormal Spermatogenesis
OBJECTIVE: To assess the types, distributions, and numbers of immune cell infiltrates in the testes of men with azoospermia. DESIGN: Prospective study. SETTING: University research and clinical institutes. PATIENT(S): Thirty-one men with azoospermia showing normal spermatogenesis (n = 10), germ cell maturation arrest (GA, n = 12), and Sertoli cell-only syndrome (SCO, n = 9). INTERVENTION(S): Testicular tissue biopsies. Sections ... Read more