Disorders of sex development (DSDs), their presentation and management in different cultures

@article{Warne2008DisordersOS,
  title={Disorders of sex development (DSDs), their presentation and management in different cultures},
  author={Garry L. Warne and Jamal Raza},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={227-236}
}
  • G. Warne, J. Raza
  • Published 17 July 2008
  • Medicine
  • Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
The way disorders of sex development (DSD) are viewed and managed in different cultures varies widely. They are complex conditions and even well-educated lay people find them difficult to understand, but when families are very poor and lacking in basic education, and the health system is starved of resources, traditional beliefs, folk remedies and prejudice combine to make the lives of children and adults with DSD extremely difficult and sad. Rumour and discrimination isolate them from their… 
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