pure gonadal dysgenesis


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pure gonadal dysgenesis

Endocrinology An intersex disorder characterized by 46,XX and normal external ♀ genitalia at birth; internally, bilateral streak gonads; Pts usually seek medical advice for pubescent amenorrhea; ♀ are sterile. See Intersex disorder.
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Pregnancy can be achieved or fertility can be optimised by using donor oocytes, and successful pregnancies in patients with pure gonadal dysgenesis have been described.
This a case of pure gonadal dysgenesis in a 46,XY phenotypically female patient, who presented with primary amenorrhoea and infertility.