pseudohermaphroditism


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Related to pseudohermaphroditism: Male pseudohermaphroditism, Female pseudohermaphroditism

pseudohermaphroditism

[¦sü·dō·hər′maf·rə·də‚tiz·əm]
(physiology)
A condition in humans which simulates hermaphroditism, with gynandry in females and androgyny in males.
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when she was diagnosed with male pseudohermaphroditism, she was followed-up in the same hospital with the diagnosis of depressive episode.
Male pseudohermaphroditism due to 17 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency: studies on the natural history of the defect and effect of androgens on gender role.
A novel missense mutation of 5-alpha reductase type 2 gene (SRD5A2) leads to severe male pseudohermaphroditism in a Turkish family.
Male pseudohermaphroditism results from the defective formation or action of androgens or MIS.
This case who was sexually infantile, had hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism with male pseudohermaphroditism and hypokalemic hypertension was diagnosed as having 17OHD.
Disorders of sexual differentiation can be divided into four major categories: 1) disorders of gonadal differentiation, 2) female pseudohermaphroditism, 3) male pseudohermaphroditism, and 4) unclassified forms.
In pseudohermaphroditism, the genitalia are of one sex, but the child has some physical characteristics of the other sex.
4) People diagnosed with one of the forms of pseudohermaphroditism were those with either ovarian or testicular tissue whose phenotypes contradicted their "true sex" indicated by their gonads.
Male pseudohermaphroditism Among Simbari Anga in Highlands of Papua New Guinea.