functional prepubertal castration syndrome

func·tion·al pre·pu·ber·tal cas·tra·tion syn·drome

a syndrome characterized by the absence of testes from the scrotum but in their place mesonephric duct derivatives, pronounced gynecomastia and eunuchoid habitus, and increased plasma levels, and urinary excretion of gonadotrophins.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Bilateral absence of testes in a genotypically and phenotypically normal male; absence of müllerian-derived tissue implies that functional testicular tissue was present in the foetus, but disappeared after 14 weeks of gestation
Management Androgens to induce secondary sex characteristics, and testicular prosthesis
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