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Basic Research Journal of Medicine and Clinical Sciences ISSN 2315-6864 Vol. 6(6): Pp 67-70 July 2017

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Hyperprolactinemia, hypothyroidism, hirsutism and polycystic ovary syndrome among females of couples referred to assisted reproductive technology for male factor infertility in Tabuk City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

 

1*Hytham Bahaeldin Mukhtar, 1Amani Shaman, 2Hyder Osman Mirghani, 3Ayman Adnan Almasalmah

 

1*Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, KSA

2Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, KSA

3Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology department, King Salman Armed Force Hospital, Tabuk, KSA

 

*Corresponding author email: hythambaha@gmail.com

 

Received 25 July, 2017; Accepted 31 July, 2017; Published 08 August, 2017

 

Abstract

 

Objectives: Hyperprolactinemia, hypothyroidism, hirsutism and polycystic ovary syndrome are important treatable causes of secondary infertility, the present study aimed to investigate the rate of these disorders among females of the couples referred for male factor infertility. Methods: This retrospective cross-sectional study conducted at King Salman Armed Force Hospital (KSAFH), Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the period from May 2012 to May 2014. The medical records of 115 patients were reviewed using a structured checklist to collect the following information: Demographic data; sperm concentration, motility, and morphology in males; hyperprolactinemia, hypothyroidism, hirsutism, and polycystic ovary syndrome in females. The research was approved by both the committees of King Salman Armed Force Hospital and the University of Tabuk. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used for data analysis. Results: They were 115 couples with male factor infertility; their mean age was 35.2 ±6.3 years for men and 29.7 ±5.1 for females. The duration of infertility was 6.5 ±4.2 years. The commonest seminal abnormality was oligospermia in 38.3%, azoospermia in 27%, asthenospermia in 20%, and teratospermia in 1.7% of males. hyperprolactinemia, hypothyroidism, hirsutism, and polycystic ovary syndrome was evident in 12.2%, 6%, 2.7%, and 1.7% respectively. Conclusion: Hyperprolactinemia, hypothyroidism, hirsutism, and polycystic ovary syndrome are not uncommon among the wives of infertile men, physicians may need to screen and treat when appropriate for these serious treatable disorders.

 

Keywords: Hyperprolactinemia, hypothyroidism, hirsutism, polycystic ovary syndrome, male factor infertility.

 

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