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Partial chromosome Y deletion

Disease definition

Male sterility due to chromosome Y deletion is characterized by a severe deficiency of spermatogenesis. Chromosome Y deletions are a frequent genetic cause of male infertility.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Male sterility due to chromosome Y deletion
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable or Y-linked 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: Q98.6
  • OMIM: 400042  415000
  • UMLS: C1507149  C2931163
  • MeSH: C536297
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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