Rapid Communication| Volume 1, ISSUE 1, P55-56, 1988

Fertility in true hermaphroditism

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      Fertility is documented in a patient with true hermaphroditism who presented at birth with ambiguous genitalia. Gender assignment was initially as a male, then appropriately changed to female. Appropriate reconstruction of the external genitalia and removal of the right ovatestes was done in infancy. The uterus, ovary on the left, and left fallopian tube were left intact. Puberty and menstruation occurred normally. Further genital and vaginal surgery was done during late teenage years. Conception and pregnancy were uneventful.

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