Persistent mullerian duct syndrome: A case report

  • Chandrahas Ramesh Godbole MIMER Medical college, Talegaon Dabhade,Pune
  • Sneha Joshi
  • Janice Jaison
Keywords: Hernia uteri inguinale, Mullerian inhibiting factor, Persistent mullerian duct syndrome


Persistent mullerian duct syndrome (PMDS) is usually an accidental finding either during orchipexy or during routine inguinal hernia repair in male patients presenting with maldescended or cryptorchid testes. It is caused by a defect in the mullerian inhibiting factor. Intraoperatively, mullerian remnants consisting of an infantile uterus and fallopian tubes are usually found. Familiarity with PMDS is necessary to diagnose the condition. We report a case of PMDS in a 45-year-old male presenting with right inguinal hernia.

Author Biography

Chandrahas Ramesh Godbole, MIMER Medical college, Talegaon Dabhade,Pune
Associate Professor ,Dept.of Pathology,MIMER Medical college, Talegaon Dabhade, Pune


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