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Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome

noun May·er-Ro·ki·tan·sky-Kü·ster-Hau·ser syndrome \ ˈmī-ər-ˌrō-kə-ˈtän-skē-ˈkes-tər-ˈhau̇-zər- \

medical Definition of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome

:a congenital disorder that is marked especially by absence of the vagina, primary amenorrhea, absent or rudimentary uterus, and morphologically normal ovaries and external genitalia and that results from arrested development of the Müllerian ducts during early embryogenesis called also Mayer-Rokitansky syndrome, MRKH syndrome, Müllerian agenesis

Biographical Note for mayer-rokitansky-küster-hauser syndrome

  • Hauser, Georges A. (flourished 1961), Swiss gynecologist. On the staff of Women's Hospital of Lucerne, Hausner in 1961 published a short article on the disorder.

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