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Male Pseudohermaphroditism in a Child with Down's Syndrome
  1. Mitchell S. Golbus,
  2. Charles J. Beauchamp, Col. USAF,
  3. Felix A. Conte
  1. Department of Pediatrics University of California-San Francisco; San Francisco, California 94122, USA.
  2. The Department of Pediatrics, David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California 94535, USA.


    A case of male pseudohermaphroditism in a child with Down's syndrome is reported. The patient had infantile testis, ambiguous genitalia, and no apparent internal female genitalia indicating a failure of either gonadal function or end-organ response.

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    • * This work was supported by grants from the National Foundation—March of Dimes; The Maternal and Children Health Service (USPHS), the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (GM-19,527), and the John A. Hartford Foundation.

      The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Air Force or the Department of Defence.

      Reprint requests to Dr Mitchell S. Golbus, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif. 94122, USA.