CHARLES A. WERNER, M.D.
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During the past 50 years, increasing importance has been attached to the male factor in cases of barren marriage. It has been estimated that 12 per cent of all marriages are involuntarily sterile.23 In 25 per cent of these the husband is at least partly to blame,10 and he is said to be solely at fault in 10 to 15 per cent.22 In a study of 200 cases of sterile marriage, Meaker23 found the male to be at fault alone in 8 per cent, the female alone in 14 per cent, and both at fault in 78 per cent. When
WERNER CA. MUMPS ORCHITIS AND TESTICULAR ATROPHY. II. A FACTOR IN MALE STERILITY1. Ann Intern Med. ;32:1075–1086. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-6-1075
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(6):1075-1086.
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