This study is based on file forms of 258 patients from the Nearand Middle East.
We completed an evaluation and statistical analysis of the basic frequencies of anamnestic data, clinical findings, and laboratory analyses.
The average patient age was 35 y, and that of their female partners 28 y; 90% of all patients were married at the time of examination; 65% of patients named the desire to have children as their reason for examination, 24% had potency disorders, and 5% came because of genital diseases.
In 29% the desire for children had been existent for 1 to 5 y, and in 23% for 6 to 10 y. Thirty-six percent reported taking nicotine.
The most frequently found genital disease was varicocele (22%). Twenty percent of patients reported gonorrhea, and 13% reported urethritis.
Mots-clés Pascal : Stérilité, Epidémiologie, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Ethnologie, Désir, Enfant, Homme, Moyen Orient, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sterility, Epidemiology, Male genital diseases, Ethnology, Desire, Child, Human, Middle east, Asia
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Code Inist : 002B20A04. Création : 199406.