- Germ Cell Aplasia
Testis biopsies are not performed, in general, in the evaluation of a testicular mass or tumor, such as testicular cancer.
The testis biopsy is a diagnostic procedure only and does not, in and of itself, help couples become pregnant. Occasionally, a testis biopsy is done in conjunction with a testicular sperm aspiration.
The above testis biopsy result was from a patient with azoospermia and shows hypospermatogenesis.