Reifenstein syndrome


Reifenstein syndrome
a syndrome of male hypergonadotropic hypogonadism, due to partial androgen insensitivity syndrome, with hypospadias, gynecomastia, primary hypogonadism, and postpubertal testicular atrophy and azoospermia.

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