persistent mÑŒllerian duct syndrome

persistent mÑŒllerian duct syndrome
(PMDS) a hereditary syndrome in males, either X-linked or autosomal recessive, consisting of persistence of mÑŒllerian structures in addition to male genital ducts, with undescended testes and bilateral uterine tubes, a uterus, and an upper vagina. There may be cryptorchidism on just one side with a contralateral inguinal hernia that contains a testis, uterus, and uterine tube (hernia uteri inguinalis).

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  • persistent mÑŒllerian duct — the persistence in otherwise normal males of mÑŒllerian structures that normally should regress in utero. See persistent mÑŒllerian duct syndrome, under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • PMDS — peristent mullerian duct syndrome; primary myelodysplastic syndrome * * * persistent mÑŒllerian duct syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • hernia uteri inguinalis — a common type of persistent mÑŒllerian duct syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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