XY GONADAL AGENESIS SYNDROME: OCCURRENCE IN A CHILD

XY Gonadal Agenesis Syndrome

Authors

  • Capt Syed Khawar Ali Forces Institute of Pathology Rawalpindi
  • Rizwan Hashim Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Rawalpindi
  • Syed Mohsin Manzoor Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Rawalpindi
  • Farooq Ahmad Khan Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Rawalpindi
  • Salman Ali Military Hospital Rawalpindi

Abstract

differentiation is mediated by the fetal testes, which is responsible for Wolffian duct stabilization, Mullerian duct regression, closure of the urogenital sinus and urethral groove and growth of the phallus [1].In pregnancy, insufficient testicular hormone in the male fetus during the gonadogenesis period, leads to phallus formation without structural abnormalities of the genital tract [2], the patients are either phenotypically female or have ambiguous genitalia with 46 XY karyotype [1].

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Published

31-03-2010

How to Cite

Ali, C. S. K., Hashim, R., Manzoor, S. M., Khan, F. A., & Ali, S. (2010). XY GONADAL AGENESIS SYNDROME: OCCURRENCE IN A CHILD: XY Gonadal Agenesis Syndrome. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 60(1), 147ā€“8. Retrieved from https://pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/1798

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