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Reifenstein syndrome

  • Alternative Names

    Partial androgen insensitivity syndrome; Incomplete male pseudohermaphroditism


    Symptoms
    • Abnormal male genitals
      • Hypospadias
      • Small penis
      • Small scrotum, with a line down the middle (bifid) or incompletely closed
      • Undescended testicles
    • Breast development in males at time of puberty
    • Decreased body hair and beard, but normal pubic and armpit hair
    • Sexual dysfunction in males and infertility

    Signs and tests

    The doctor will perform a physical exam. The male may have:

    • Partially developed female sex organs
    • Small or absent vas deferens (the tubes through which sperm exit the testes)

    Tests may include:

    • Blood tests
    • Genetic tests
    • Sperm count
    • Testicular biopsy