• Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton


REIFENSTEIN syndrome, or partial androgen insensitivity, is an X-linked form of male pseudohermaphroditism, which is characterised by hypogonadism, hypospadias, gynaecomastia, infertility and a normal XY karyotype.


Academic Medicine Autosomal Recessive Trait Intellectual Curiosity French Literature Male Pseudohermaphroditism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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