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Del castillo syndrome

Del castillo syndrome --> Sertoli-cell-only syndrome

(Science: syndrome) The absence from the seminiferous tubules of the testes of germinal epithelium, Sertoli cells alone being present; there is sterility due to azoospermia but no other sexual abnormality, Leydig cells are normal, and the output of gonadotrophins in the urine is increased; probably represents one form of seminiferous tubule dysgenesis.

Synonym: del castillo syndrome.


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