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Hernia uteri inguinalis in a case of ovotesticular disorder of sexual differentiation.
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PMID:  23332199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
An 18-year-old phenotypic male presented with an irreducible left inguinal mass, gynecomastia, and hypospadias. This mass on exploration was found to be a nonfunctional uterus with ipsilateral ovary and was excised. Further investigation confirmed the presence of a contralateral testis and a genotype of 46, XX. This confirmed the diagnosis of ovotesticular disorder of sexual differentiation (formerly true hermaphroditism) with obstructed hernia uteri inguinalis. The patient was raised as a male. Subcutaneous mastectomy for gynecomastia and neourethra construction with full thickness skin graft for hypospadias were performed. Hernia uteri inguinalis is rarely seen in this condition with only 2 cases being reported worldwide thus far, including our case.
Aniketh Venkataram; Sadashivaiah Shivaswamy; Rajashekara Babu; Shivashankar Santhosh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1873-4332     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610774     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e17-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of General Surgery, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Fort, Bangalore, India. Electronic address:
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