A 31-year-old female asked about a 36-year-old male:
My husband has microdeletion y chromosome azfc (sy-239 and sy-242) at 50bp. doctor said this is this is the cause of his azoosperm. is this genetic?
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Dr. Michael Traubanswered
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: It is genetic. If you have a boy that boy will get it. If you have a girl she will not get it. Then your boy would likely have infertility as well.
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