Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Varicoceles

Bradley Schwartz, DO

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March 06, 2018

A varicocele is a dilatation of the pampiniform venous plexus and the internal spermatic vein. Varicocele is a well-recognized cause of decreased testicular function and occurs in approximately 15%-20% of all males and in 40% of infertile males. How a varicocele impairs sperm structure, function, and production is unknown, but researchers believe it interferes with testicular thermoregulation.

Are you familiar with key aspects of presentation, workup, and treatment? Test yourself with this quick quiz.

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