Summary of Consensus Statement on Intersex Disorders and Their Management

@article{Houk2006SummaryOC,
  title={Summary of Consensus Statement on Intersex Disorders and Their Management},
  author={Christopher P. Houk and Ieuan A. Hughes and S. Faisal Ahmed and Peter A. Lee},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={753 - 757}
}
Advances in understanding of genetic control of sexual determination and differentiation, improvements in diagnostic testing and surgical genital repair, and the persistent controversies inherent to clinical management were all compelling factors that led to the organization of an international consensus conference. The goals were to acknowledge and discuss the more controversial issues in intersex management, provide management guidelines for intersex patients, and identify and prioritize… 

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