Young syndrome

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Young syndrome

Synonyms: Azoospermia-sinopulmonary infections syndrome | Sinusitis-infertility syndrome

A rare respiratory disease characterized by recurrent sinopulmonary infections and bronchiectasis predominantly in the lower lung fields as well as azoospermia with reduced fertility due to production of thick viscous mucus which causes mild airflow obstruction in the respiratory tract and obstruction of sperm transport in the genital tract. Patients commonly present in adulthood. Sweat gland and pancreatic function are normal.

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