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OBJECTIVE To modify Tarkowski's air-dry technique for mouse oocytes to develop a rapid, consistent procedure for human oocytes that enables accurate scoring of meiotic stage. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Meiotically immature human oocytes, obtained after oophorectomy, were cultured for various periods and then subjected to Tarkowski's air-dry procedure(More)
A phenotypic female with an XY karyotype and no grossly demonstrable streak gonads is described. She had a microscopic focus of gonadoblastoma developing in a 3 X 2 mm area in the region of the ovarian vessels. The case stresses the importance of a careful search of the pelvic cavity in phenotypic females with a 46, XY karyotype.
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