Testicular atrophy is one of the symptoms of male testicular contraction and softening, also known as testicular atrophy, characterized by one or both testicular atrophy, small and soft, mostly causing infertility, mostly parotitis or trauma, but also congenital.
There are many reasons for testicular atrophy, and the following points should be paid attention to.
1. Virus infection
Viral infection is the most common cause of testicular atrophy in children and adolescents, especially mumps virus. After the testicle is attacked by the virus, the spermatogenic tissue in the testicle is destroyed, the testicle volume is reduced, and the texture is soft.
2. Damage or collision
The scrotum or testicle has collision injury, scrotal hematoma or testicular laceration, etc. Even if the injury heals, the testicle is in a state of insufficient blood supply and atrophy for a long time.
3. Severe orchitis
At the onset of the disease, the testicles are swollen and painful, which can last for many days. Because of bacterial invasion, testicular tissue is destroyed and testicular tissue atrophies.
4. Effects of radioactive substances
The person that contacts radioactive material for a long time, if contact
the professional personnel such as X line, isotope for a long time, if did not get very good protection, spermary can atrophy.
5. Endocrine diseases
Testicle is an endocrine organ, which mainly produces androgen. Many endocrine organs in the body, such as pituitary gland, adrenal gland, hypothalamus and other diseases, hinder testicular function and cause testicular atrophy.
6. Drug effects
Long-term use of toxic drugs, repeated use of anti-androgen estrogen drugs, testicular atrophy.