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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001;44(5):986-989.
Published online May 1, 2001.
A Case Report of Complete Testicular Feminization Syndrome with Rudimentary Salpinx.
Je Hun Jo, Young Bock Park, Tae Hyoung Park, Won Yeon Jang, Do Gyun Kim, Kyoung Won Kim, Dong Ki Kim, Hae Won Yoon, Dong Hun Kim, Mi Woon Kim, Sung Tae Park
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, DongGuk University, Korea.
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, DongGuk University, Korea.
3Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, DongGuk University, Korea.
4Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, DongGuk University, Korea.
Abstract
The Complete testicular feminization syndrome is a hereditary syndrome characterized clinically by female phenotype with 46, XY karyotype and bilateral testes. There is a congenital insensitivity to androgens, transmitted by means of a maternal X-linked recessive gene responsible for the androgen intracellular receptor. Therefore, androgen induction of Wolffian duct development does not occur. However, anti-mullerian hormone activity is present and the individual does not have mullerian development. Principle of treatment is reinforced to live normal female life. This is a case report of testicular feminization syndrome with rudimentary salpinx with the brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Complete testicular feminization syndrome, rudimentary salpinx


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