Asymptomatic Varicocele in an Infant

Ihor S. Sawczuk, Kevin A. Burbige, Terry W. Hensle

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Varicoceles are a common cause of male infertility. The incidence of varicoceles at puberty is approximately 16 percent, but in prepubertal males, they are rare. We present a case of a varicocele in a 1½-year-old male and discuss whether early recognition and surgical correction may preserve male fertility potential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-286
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Pediatrics
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1985
Externally publishedYes


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