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    Ovotesticular Disorders of Sex Development: Improvement in Spermatogonia after Removal of Ovary and Müllerian Structures.

    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2019 Feb;32(1):74-77

    Authors: Abd Wahab AV, Lim LM, Mohamed Tarmizi MH

    BACKGROUND: Ovotesticular disorders of sex development is a condition defined as the presence of ovarian tissue containing ovarian follicles and testicular tissue containing seminiferous tubules in the same individual.
    CASE: We report on a 19-year-old who is phenotypically male, with a 46,XX/46,XY mosaicism karyotype, who presented later in life with cyclical abdominal pain that resembled menstrual cramps and unilateral undescended testes.
    SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION: He underwent laparoscopic hysterectomy and right salpingo-oophorectomy, resulting in cessation of his symptoms and improved sperm count.

    PMID: 30248506 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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