Understanding the genetic aetiology in patients with XY DSD.

@article{Ahmed2013UnderstandingTG,
  title={Understanding the genetic aetiology in patients with XY DSD.},
  author={S Faisal Ahmed and Anu Bashamboo and Angela Katrina Lucas-Herald and Ken McElreavey},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  year={2013},
  volume={106},
  pages={
          67-89
        }
}
BACKGROUND Disorders of sex development (DSD) consist of a wide range of disorders and are commoner in those with an XY karyotype. In over half of these cases who have a 46,XY karyotype and who are raised as boys, the underlying aetiology remains unclear. AREAS OF AGREEMENT Identification of the underlying genetic abnormality may predict long-term outcome. However, genetic abnormalities that are associated with XY DSD manifest themselves with a wide range of phenotype. To understand the… CONTINUE READING

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