Criteria suggesting DSD included ambiguous genitalia
A concomitant Y-chromosomal disorder and ambiguous genitalia
have been reported in 20% of patients, but we found no Y-chromosome disorder and/or genital anomaly in the present case (4, 5).
The cortisol deficiency and over- production of male sex hormones can lead to increased mortality, infertility and severe development defects including ambiguous genitalia
, premature (precocious) sexual development and short stature.
The ruling has established legal precedent for people born with ambiguous genitalia
All cases of ambiguous genitalia
seen at the Outpatient Clinic of GIEDDS, FCM, HC, UNICAMP, between January 1989 and December 2011 were included in the study.
Female neonates with ambiguous genitalia
and male with precocious puberty are in the highest risk category to develop HTN because of the high secretion of deoxycorticosterone (DOC).
When Aubrey was born in 2011 the parents discovered they had an intersex baby born with ambiguous genitalia
Four-year-old Aubrey was born in 2011 with ambiguous genitalia
and parents Michelle and Kyle decided the youngster should be a female.
She had no history of ambiguous genitalia
or salt-wasting crisis at birth.
Should ambiguous genitalia
be surgically "normalized" during infancy?
Sexual identity development in individuals with ambiguous genitalia
is an important dimension of the problem.
1 Disorders of sex development, including ambiguous genitalia
, may develop due to gonadal dysgenesis, androgen biosynthesis defect (17-betahydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (17-[beta]-HSD) deficiency or 5[alpha]-reductase deficiency), androgen action defect (androgen insensitivity syndrome) or congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21[alpha]-hydroxylase, 17[alpha]-hydroxylase, 17,20 lyase, 3[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, and cholesterol 20,22 desmolase).
Born with ambiguous genitalia
, Alyx has always felt a little different.
13] Our patient was unaware that he had ambiguous genitalia
prior to this presentation with lower urinary tract symptoms and so he had never been counselled about the increased risk of testicular cancer and the need for regular surveillance.
This enables Feder to make sense of another glaring contradiction that characterizes the field of intersex management: why it is that when asked in studies to imagine themselves as a child with ambiguous genitalia
, the majority respond that they would hope their parents would not have chosen genital normalizing surgery; yet when asked to imagine themselves as the parents, the majority state that they would choose the surgery?