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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : February | Volume : 10 | Issue : 2 | Page : ED14 - ED15

Persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome with Ovarian Endometriosis- A Rare Case Report ED14-ED15

Savitri Mallikarjun Nerune, Surekha B. Hippargi, Namrata B.Mestri, Nikhil M.Mehrotra

Dr. Savitri Mallikarjun Nerune,
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, BLDEU’S Shri B.M. Patil Medical College,
Vijayapur-586103, Karnataka, India.

Persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome (PMDS) is a rare form of internal male pseudohermaphroditism, characterised by presence of Mullerian duct derivatives in a genotypic and phenotypic male. It is caused by absence of anti- Mullerian hormone or defective functioning of its receptors. We report a case of 19-year-old cryptorchid male with history of orchideopexy who was clinically and radiologically diagnosed as left sided chylocele. A definitive diagnosis of PMDS with ovarian endometriosis was made on histopathological examination which is important for genetic counselling and to reduce complications like infertility and neoplastic transformation. We report this case of PMDS with ovary showing evidence of endometriosis for its rarity