Male infertility due to large-headed multiflagellar polyploid spermatozoa

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Male infertility due to large-headed multiflagellar polyploid spermatozoa

Synonyms: Macrocephalic sperm head syndrome | Male infertility due to macrozoospermia

A rare male infertility due to a sperm disorder characterized by the presence in sperm of a very high percentage of spermatozoa with enlarged head irregular head shape multiple flagella and abnormal midpiece and acrosome. It is generally associated with severe oligoasthenozoospermia and a high rate of sperm chromosomal abnormalities (polyploidy aneuploidy).

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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