Ovulation in a cytogenetically proved phenotypically male fertile hermaphrodite

@article{Parvin1982OvulationIA,
  title={Ovulation in a cytogenetically proved phenotypically male fertile hermaphrodite},
  author={Simon D. Parvin},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={69}
}
  • S. Parvin
  • Published 1 May 1982
  • Medicine, Biology
  • British Journal of Surgery
An unusual case of true hermaphroditism is reported. The patient was a 32‐year‐old phenotypically male true hermaphrodite. Histology of his removed ovary suggested that ovulation had, at some time, occurred. He had also fathered a child and this is believed to be the first case of a cytogenetically proved true hermaphrodite who is fertile as a male. 

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