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Wilkins-Bergada syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Leydig cell deficiency syndrome

Related people

A syndrome of small gonads either in the scrotum or inguinal channel, small penis and hypospadias.

Description

A syndrome of small gonads either in the scrotum or inguinal channel, small penis and hypospadias, not associated with other anomalies. It is present from birth and affects males only. Inheritance is probably x-linked.

Bibliography

  • C. Bergada, W. W. Cleveland, H. W. Jones, et al:
    Variants of embryonic testicular dysgenesis: Bilateral anorchia and the syndrome of rudimentary testes.
    Acta endocrinologica, Copenhagen, 1962, 40: 521-536.
  • L. Wilkins:
    The Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence.
    Springfield, Illinois, Charles C. Thomas, 1965: 276-277.

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