Biopsia testicular

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Biopsia testicular

La biopsia testicular es un procedimiento en el cual se extrae una pequeña porción del testículo para ser examinada. Se realiza haciendo una pequeña incisión en la piel del escroto. Se extirpa una pequeña parte del tejido testicular a través de la incisión cortando la muestra con tijeras. El examen se realiza cuando el análisis de semen sugiere que el semen es anormal y no se ha determinado la causa mediante otros exámenes. También se puede realizar cuando el auto examen testicular revela la presencia de una masa.

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  • Last Reviewed on 10/09/2012
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD, Chief of Urology, Cambridge Health Alliance, Visiting Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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