Reifenstein's syndrome


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Reifenstein's syndrome

[rī′fənstīnz]
Etymology: Edward C. Reifenstein, Jr., American physician, 1908-1975
male hypogonadism of unknown origin, marked by azoospermia, undescended testes, gynecomastia, testosterone deficiency, and elevated gonadotropin titers. The condition appears to be inherited as an X-linked recessive trait, but no chromosomal abnormality has been identified.