The Clinical Spectrum and Treatment of Ovotesticular Disorder of Sexual Development

  • Rinus WiersmaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 707)


In general practice worldwide, disorder of sexual development (DSD) is an uncommon condition. Although the proportions of individual conditions making up the spectrum of DSD vary from country to country, ovotesticular disorder of sexual development (OT-DSD) is regarded as a rare type, constituting between 3 and 10% of the total DSD [1].


Sexual Development Testicular Tissue Gonadal Tissue Ambiguous Genitalia Penile Size 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Paediatric SurgeryUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalDurbanSouth Africa

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