Testis and epididymis
Intersex syndromes
Gonadal dysgenesis - general

Author: Turki Al-Hussain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 April 2017, last major update September 2012

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Definition / general
  • Ambiguous genitalia, persistent Müllerian duct structures and Wolffian duct derivatives, karyotypes with Y, potential for neoplastic transformation of gonads
  • Note: some don’t separate types of gonadal dysgenesis
  • Turner syndrome was first type of gonadal dysgenesis discovered
Differential diagnosis