What is it about?

Persistent Mullerian duct syndrome (PMDS) is a rare disorder of sexual differentiation characterised by the persistence of Mullerian derivatives (fallopian tubes, uterus and the proximal vagina) in males with an XY karyotype and normal virilisation.

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Why is it important?

In this case report, we aimed to present how to approach PMDS patient and what tests should be done.


Surgeons should not rule out one or both sided cryptorchidism associated with hernia and of the probability of PMDS, as was the case in the case presented herein.

selim yazar
Recep Tayyip Erdogan Universitesi

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This page is a summary of: A rare form of persistent Mullerian duct syndrome: Transverse testicular ectopia with germ cell testis cancer and hernia uteri inguinalis, Andrologia, September 2021, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/and.14229.
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