True hermaphroditism in southern Africa: the clinical picture

  title={True hermaphroditism in southern Africa: the clinical picture},
  author={Rinus Wiersma},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
This is an 18-year (1985–2001) retrospective review of 85 patients with true hermaphroditism, with the aim of facilitating early recognition of this condition. Presentation of neonates and infants 6 months or younger, constituting 54% of this cohort, were different from the older children. The presentation, clinical features and investigative results of all patients diagnosed with true hermaphroditism at a single South African paediatric surgical unit were reviewed. This paper highlights the… CONTINUE READING