| ORIGINAL ARTICLE
|Year : 2018 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 203-205
Persistent mullerian duct syndrome: A single-center experience
Saravanan Natarajan, Manikandhan Periasamy, Saminathan Rangasamy, Shankar Mohan, Prabakaran Sundararajan
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
Context: Persistent Mullerian duct syndrome (PMDS) is a rare disorder. It is a type of male pseudohermaphroditism, usually presenting as “Hernia Uteri Inguinalis”.
Aims: This study aims to present our experience of PMDS, over a 7-year period.
Settings and Design: Our center is a tertiary care facility, situated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India.
Subjects and Methods: This is a retrospective study. The study period was from 2007 to 2015. Seven cases presented during that period. The difficulties in diagnosis, treatment options discussed, along with a review of literature are presented.
Results: Seven cases of PMDS presented over 8 years. Only four were diagnosed preoperatively. Mullerian remnants were excised in five cases.
Conclusions: PMDS is rare. Orchiopexy should be the goal of treatment.
Dr. Saravanan Natarajan
5/113, Anna Street, Angammal Colony, Salem - 636 009, Tamil Nadu
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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