Masculinizing genitoplasty in intersex patients.

  title={Masculinizing genitoplasty in intersex patients.},
  author={Boris Chertin and Dmitry Koulikov and Irit Hadas-Halpern and Amicur Farkas},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={174 4 Pt 2},
PURPOSE We reviewed cosmetic and functional outcome of masculinizing genitoplasty (MPG) in intersex patients assigned as a male performed in our service for more than 12 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 57 patients underwent MPG in our department during a 20-year period. Of these cases MPG was performed using modern 1-stage surgical techniques from 1991 to 2003 in 39 (68%). Of the 39 children 8 (21%) had 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency, 2 (5%) had 3beta-hydroxysteroid… CONTINUE READING