male reproductive system (testes (risk factors (Prematurity, Age,…
male reproductive system
These are oval organs that lie in the scrotum
It is secured at either end by the structure called the spermatic cord.
men have two testes
responsible for testisterone
testosterone is the primary sex hormone which produce sperm.
seminiferous tubules are coiled masses found within the testes.
these tubules produces sperm cells.
Family history of testicular cancer
Mums after puberty
Inflammation associated with trauma
It is a flattened cone shaped found in the pelvis.
It is chestnut sized
It is below the neck of the bladder
close to the rectal wall
They secretes alkaline subatances
This alkalinity protect the sperm from the acid from vagina.
Altered hormone levels
Race- especially in black men
Excess alcohol intake
Occupational and environmental exposure to casinogens
Sexual transmitted disease
It a 20 cm long tube
It extends from the neck of the bladder to prostate gland.
it opens the distal end of the penis
It transport both urine and spermatozoa.
It a male external genitalia
it consist of large corpora cavernosa and corpus spongrosum
It muscle contains erectile tissue
This tissue initiate and maintain an erection during sexual intercourse
The foreskin covers the glands
The penis is the organ of copulation and urination
Poor muscle tone
Assessment and common findings
History on patterns of maturation
Patient exposure to environmental and occupational chemicals
Medical and family history