Gonadal dysgenesis

Dr Bahman Rasuli and Radswiki et al.

Gonadal dysgenesis refers to a spectrum of anomalies with abnormal development of the gonads. It falls under the even broader group of disorders of gender development.

Pathology

In many cases, the gonads are replaced by fibrous tissue.

Subtypes
Associations

Treatment and prognosis

  • increased risk of gonadal malignancy in those having Y chromosome

Article information

rID: 14961
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dysgenesis of the gonads

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