In the past, the prevailing opinion was that it was generally best to assign a gender as quickly as possible.This was often based on the external genitals rather than the chromosomal gender.Cookies používáme proto, abychom mohli přizpůsobovat a měřit reklamy a vytvářet bezpečnější prostředí.Když na tomto webu na něco kliknete nebo přejdete, vyjádříte tím svůj souhlas, že smíme pomocí cookies shromažďovat informace na Facebooku i mimo něj.The person may have XX chromosomes, XY chromosomes, or both.The external genitals may be ambiguous or may appear to be female or male.This condition is also called 46, XX with virilization. There are several possible causes:46, XY INTERSEXThe person has the chromosomes of a man, but the external genitals are incompletely formed, ambiguous, or clearly female.


Parents should understand controversies and changes in treating intersex in recent years.

These disorders do not result in a condition where there is discrepancy between internal and external genitalia.

However, there may be problems with sex hormone levels, overall sexual development, and altered numbers of sex chromosomes.

The older term for this condition is hermaphroditism.

Although the older terms are still included in this article for reference, they have been replaced by most experts, patients and families.

Parents were told to have no ambiguity in their minds as to the gender of the child. Ovarian or testicular tissue from the other gender would be removed.

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