Increasing evidence that Young's syndrome is associated with mercury

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7048.44c (Published 06 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:44
  1. Ann Dally,
  2. Bill Hendry
  1. Research fellow Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London NW1 2BE
  2. Consultant urologist 149 Harley Street, London W1N 2DE

    EDITOR,—In the editorial on declining sperm counts1 D M de Kretser refers to our observation that Young's syndrome(obstructive azoospermia with sinusitis, bronchitis, or bronchiectasis) has virtually disappeared in men born since 1955,when mercury in …

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