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Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome malady

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NIH Rare Diseases:42 Sertoli cell-only syndrome (sco syndrome) is a condition of the testes that causes infertility in males due to having only sertoli cells (cells that nurture immature sperm) lining the seminiferous tubules (tubes inside the testicles where sperm develop). men typically learn they are affected between ages 20-40 when being evaluated for infertility and are found to have no sperm production (azoospermia). the diagnosis is made based on testicular biopsy findings. other signs and symptoms are rare, but are secondary to the underlying condition causing sco syndrome. most cases are idiopathic (of unknown cause), but causes may include deletions in the azoospermia factor (azf) region of the y chromosome, or y-chromosome microdeletions (referred to as y chromosome infertility); klinefelter syndrome; exposure to chemicals and toxins; history of radiation therapy; and history of severe trauma. there is not currently a known effective treatment for the condition. when no germ cells are visible in any seminiferous tubules it is considered sco type i; if germ cells are present in a minority of tubules is it considered sco type ii. last updated: 2/18/2011

MalaCards: Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome, also known as del castillo syndrome, is related to azoospermia and klinefelter's syndrome. An important gene associated with Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome is USP26 (ubiquitin specific peptidase 26). Affiliated tissues include testes and testis.

Wikipedia:63 Sertoli cell-only syndrome (a.k.a. Del Castillo syndrome and germ cell aplasia ) is a disorder... more...

Description from OMIM:46 305700,400042

Aliases & Classifications for Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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sertoli cell-only syndrome 8 42 10
del castillo syndrome 8 42
germinal cell aplasia 8 42
congenital absence of germinal epithelium of testes 60
sertoli-cell-only syndrome 46


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Clinical Features for Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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Drugs & Therapeutics for Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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Anatomical Context for Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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Cells/anatomical compartments in embryo or adult related to Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome:
id TissueAnatomical CompartmentCell Relevance
1 TestisSeminiferous TubulesSpermatogonial Stem Cells Affected by disease

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Publications for Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the LRWD1 gene may be a genetic risk factor for Japanese patients with Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (23445371)
2013
2
The Sertoli Cell Only Syndrome and Glaucoma in a Sex - Determining Region Y (SRY) Positive XX Infertile Male. (23998093)
2013
3
Association of aberrant expression of sex-determining gene fibroblast growth factor 9 with Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (24011613)
2013
4
Sperm retrieval and live birth rates in presumed Sertoli-cell-only syndrome in testis biopsy: a single centre experience. (23258629)
2013
5
Re: Copy number variants in patients with severe oligozoospermia and sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (22153466)
2012
6
Sertoli cell only syndrome: Status of sertoli cell maturation and function. (23565483)
2012
7
ETV5 mutations: revisiting Sertoli cell only syndrome. (22818288)
2012
8
Genetic variants in the ETV5 gene in fertile and infertile men with nonobstructive azoospermia associated with Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (22771031)
2012
9
Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the SEPTIN12 gene may be a genetic risk factor for Japanese patients with Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (21636737)
2012
10
Copy number variants in patients with severe oligozoospermia and Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (21559371)
2011
11
Azoospermia and Sertoli-cell-only syndrome: hypoxia in the sperm production site due to impairment in venous drainage of male reproductive system. (20860630)
2010
12
Effect of TGF-beta/Smad signaling on sertoli cell and possible mechanism related to complete sertoli cell-only syndrome. (18648910)
2008
13
Loss of the protein NUPR1 (p8) leads to delayed LHB expression, delayed ovarian maturation, and testicular development of a sertoli-cell-only syndrome-like phenotype in mice. (18495683)
2008
14
Modified expression of cytoplasmic isocitrate dehydrogenase electrophoretic isoforms in seminal plasma of men with sertoli-cell-only syndrome and seminoma. (18058805)
2008
15
Involvement of the Fas-Fas ligand system and active caspase-3 in abnormal apoptosis in human testes with maturation arrest and Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (17123522)
2007
16
Isochromosome of Yp in a man with Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (15749513)
2005
17
AZF and DAZ gene copy-specific deletion analysis in maturation arrest and Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (15347736)
2004
18
Misregulation of histone acetylation in Sertoli cell-only syndrome and testicular cancer. (14614037)
2003
19
Microsatellite instability and defects in mismatch repair proteins: a new aetiology for Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (12569174)
2003
20
Absence of anti-MA1llerian hormone (AMH) and M2A immunoreactivities in Sertoli cell-only syndrome and maturation arrest with and without AZF microdeletions. (12151437)
2002
21
DNA flow-cytometric, histological and hormonal analysis of sertoli cell only syndrome (SECOS). (12090345)
2002
22
High deletion frequency of the complete AZFa sequence in men with Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (11574668)
2001
23
Criteria predicting the absence of spermatozoa in the Sertoli cell-only syndrome can be used to improve success rates of sperm retrieval. (11056118)
2000
24
AZFa deletions in Sertoli cell-only syndrome: a retrospective study. (10956551)
2000
25
Sertoli cell expression of galectin-1 and -3 and accessible binding sites in normal human testis and Sertoli cell only-syndrome. (10425546)
1999
26
Association of terminal chromosome 1 deletion with sertoli cell-only syndrome. (9856570)
1998
27
High frequency of well-defined Y-chromosome deletions in idiopathic Sertoli cell-only syndrome. (9557827)
1998
28
Does the gonadotrophic axis play a role in the pathogenesis of Sertoli-cell-only syndrome? (9202988)
1997
29
Is it Sertoli cell only syndrome? A case study and clinical caution. (9007947)
1996
30
Sertoli cell only syndrome. (8847402)
1996
31
Sertoli cell only syndrome. (8847401)
1996
32
Sertoli cell only syndrome (SECOS): lessons from case studies. (1744970)
1991
33
Sertoli cell types in the Sertoli-cell-only syndrome: relationships between Sertoli cell morphology and aetiology. (2182507)
1990
34
Molecular scanning of Yq11 (interval 6) in men with Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (2603934)
1989
35
Testicular lectinhistochemistry in the Sertoli-cell-only-syndrome. (2482681)
1989
36
Sertoli cell-only syndrome produced by cold testicular ischemia. (3125037)
1988
37
Sertoli cell only syndrome: a variant of testicular germinal cell absence. (3110895)
1987
38
Incipient germ cell tumor in Sertoli-cell-only syndrome testis, accompanied with retroperitoneal teratocarcinoma and widespread metastases. (3019076)
1986
39
A unique case of Sertoli cell only syndrome with normal gonadotropins. (4054336)
1985
40
Sertoli cell only syndrome and normal gonadotropins. (3921413)
1985
41
A unique case of Sertoli cell only syndrome with normal gonadotropins. (6436067)
1984
42
Endocrine profile of 45 patients with Sertoli cell only syndrome. (6410933)
1983
43
Sertoli cell only syndrome 1982. (6811334)
1982
44
Endocrine studies of azoospermia. I. Serum steroid levels in Sertoli cell only syndrome. (485648)
1979
45
Presence of positive feedback between oestrogen and LH in patients with Klinefelter's syndrome, and Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (455739)
1979
46
Endocrine studies in Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (933291)
1976
47
Serum LH and FSH response in four-hour infusions of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone in normal men, Sertoli cell only syndrome, and Klinefelter's syndrome. (1102553)
1975
48
Urinary gonadotrophins in the Sertoli-Cell-only syndrome. (123110)
1975
49
Disparity in the negative gonadal feedback control for LH and FSH secretion in cases of germinal aplasia or Sertoli-cell-only syndrome. (4831706)
1974
50
Plasma gonadotropins in germinal cell aplasia (Sertoli-cell-only syndrome). (4699683)
1973

Genetic Variations for Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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Expression for genes affiliated with Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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GO Terms for genes affiliated with Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

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Biological processes related to Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1protein deubiquitinationGO:01657910.3USP26, USP9Y
2spermatogenesisGO:0072839.9SPATA9, DAZ2, DAZ1, USP9Y
3multicellular organismal developmentGO:0072759.7PROX2, DAZ1, DAZ2, SPATA9

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