sexual infantilism


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sex·u·al in·fan·ti·lism

failure to develop secondary sexual characteristics after the normal time of puberty.

sex·u·al in·fan·ti·lism

(sek'shū-ăl in-fan'ti-lizm)
Failure to develop secondary sexual characteristics after the normal time of puberty.

sexual infantilism

The continuation of childish traits, esp. sex characteristics, beyond the age of puberty.
See also: infantilism
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(12) in a 35-year-old phenotypic female with hypertension, sexual infantilism and primary amenorrhea.
A high index of clinical suspicion is necessary when evaluating children and adolescents with hypertension, particularly in the presence of superadded sexual infantilism with ambiguous external genitalia.