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46,XY ovotesticular disorders of sex development: A therapeutic challenge

Maria-Grazia Scarpa, Massimo Di Grazia, Gianluca Tornese
  • Massimo Di Grazia
    Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
  • Gianluca Tornese
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy

Abstract

46,XY ovotesticular disorder of sex development is extremely rare and indicates the presence of both testis and ovary in the same patient. Gender assignment in newborns represents a therapeutic challenge. We describe and comment on our multidisciplinary approach, ten years after the Chicago consensus meeting on disorder of sex development.

Keywords

disorders of sex development; Ovotestis; Fertility; Gonadal tumor

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Submitted: 2017-02-10 00:50:49
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