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Familial Occurrence of Persistent Müllerian Structures in Otherwise Normal Males

Br Med J 1973; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5856.771 (Published 31 March 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:771
  1. C. G. D. Brook,
  2. H. Wagner,
  3. M. Zachmann,
  4. A. Prader,
  5. S. Armendares,
  6. S. Frenk,
  7. P. Aleman,
  8. S. S. Najjar,
  9. M. S. Slim,
  10. N. Genton,
  11. C. Bozic

    Abstract

    Eight cases of males with persistent Müllerian structures are reported in four pairs of unrelated siblings. A genetically inherited failure to produce or to respond to the Müllerian-inhibiting substance elaborated by the fetal testis is postulated.