Microwave radiation emanating from radar and other communications equipment may cause corneal cataracts and testicular damage. A 31-year-old man was repeatedly exposed at close range to high-powered microwave emission over a four-year period. Testicular biopsy revealed tubular atrophy with focal necrosis and interstitial edema. Hypospermia continued for a period of at least a year after the patient's last exposure.
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