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dysgenesis

 [dis-jen´ĕ-sis]
defective development; see also dysplasia and malformation.
gonadal dysgenesis
1. defective development of the gonads.
2. turner's syndrome and its variants.

dys·gen·e·sis

(dis-jen'ĕ-sis),
Defective development.
[dys- + G. genesis, generation]

dysgenesis

/dys·gen·e·sis/ (-jen´ĕ-sis) defective development; malformation.
gonadal dysgenesis  defective development of the gonads, which may be accompanied by abnormalities of the sex chromosomes; sometimes used specifically to denote Turner's syndrome.

dysgenesis

(dĭs-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Defective or abnormal development of an organ, especially of the gonads.

dysgenesis

[disjen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, dys + genein, to produce
1 also called dysgenesia, defective or abnormal formation of an organ or part, primarily during embryonic development.
2 impairment or loss of ability to procreate. A kind of dysgenesis is gonadal dysgenesis. Compare agenesis. dysgenic, adj.

dys·gen·e·sis

, dysgenesia (dis-jen'ĕ-sis, -jĕ-nēzē-ă)
Defective development.
[dys- + G. genesis, generation]

dysgenesis

Any abnormality of development.

dysgenesis

defective embryonic development

dys·gen·e·sis

, dysgenesia (dis-jen'ĕ-sis, -jĕ-nēzē-ă)
Defective development.
[dys- + G. genesis, generation]

dysgenesis

defective development; malformation.

Patient discussion about dysgenesis

Q. Is it a birth defect in children? I know about the causes of autism. Is it a birth defect in children?

A. it's not an easy answer i'm afraid...there are congenital differences, but no "birth defect" that we can detect. there's a good pdf file that gives a full explanation about it...i think you'll find it useful:
http://209.85.129.132/search?q=cache:U7PHTfTAZhYJ:www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf+http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf&hl=iw&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=il

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The gonads of XY pure gonadal dysgenesis have a high risk of gonadoblastoma and germ cell tumour, particularly dysgerminoma.
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Congenital rectovaginal fistula, imperforate anus, hypospadias and other anatomical variants of cloacal dysgenesis can also be associated with maldevelopment of the Mullerian and mesonephric duct derivatives.
In humans, these disorders are thought to comprise a "testicular dysgenesis syndrome" (TDS) (Skakkebaek et al.
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The right candidates for ED are also women with no/or poor quality oocytes, premature ovarian failure, gonadal dysgenesis or ovarian failure due to chemo/ radiotherapy, recurrent IVF failure, genetic diseases and women whose partners have severe male infertility (5).
Other studies support somatic gene mutation or partial gonadal dysgenesis as the responsible mechanism.
Partial dysgenesis of the corpus callosum is another common associated abnormality in SBM (Fig.