Ovotesticular Disorder of Sex Development
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.
- ovotesticular DSD
- true hermaphroditism
- true gonadal intersex
Ovotesticular disorder of sex development (ovotesticular DSD) is a very rare disorder in which an infant is born with the internal reproductive organs (gonads) of both sexes (female ovaries and male testes). The gonads can be any combination of ovary, testes or combined ovary and testes (ovotestes). The external genitalia are usually ambiguous but can range from normal male to normal female.
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Last Updated: 9/4/2012
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