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What is the Morris syndrome

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What is the Morris syndrome?



Dr. J. M. Morris from the Yale university first reported this type of case and thus children born with this disease are called as Morris syndrome. It is also called as Androgen insensitivity syndrome or testicular feminization. Following are its features;


1) It is a genetic condition.

2) By genes the child is male

3) High variable genital appearance like;

a) female external genitalia with normal labia, clitoris, and vaginal introitus.

b) may range from mildly virilized female external genitalia (big clitoris without other external anomalies) to small male external genitalia (abnormal penis opening and/or small penis size).


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