Young syndrome

Young syn·drome

(yŭng), [MIM*279000]
obstructive azoospermia and chronic sinopulmonary infections.

Young syn·drome

(yŭng), [MIM*279000]
obstructive azoospermia and chronic sinopulmonary infections.

Young syndrome

A condition seen in men in the UK and Australia between 1960 and 1980, which was characterised by chronic sinusitis, bronchitis, or bronchiectasis in men with obstructive azoospermia. 

Aetiology
Uncertain; postulation that it was caused by mercury intoxication.

Young syndrome

A condition seen in men in UK and Australia between 1960 and 1980, accompanied by bronchiectasis and azoospermia due to epididymal obstruction Etiology Uncertain; some authors have postulated that YS was caused by mercury intoxication. See Mercury intoxication.

Young,

W.G., U.S. endocrinologist and anatomist, 1899-1965.
Young syndrome - obstructive azoospermia manifested by infertility and sinopulmonary infection.
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