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Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 291–293 | Cite as

Bilateral gonadoblastoma in a 9-month-old infant with 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis

  • M. Dumić
  • S. Jukić
  • S. Batinica
  • J. Ille
  • B. Filipović-Grc̆ić
Case Report

Abstract

A 9-month-old infant with hypertrophic clitoris and separated urethral and vaginal opening was diagnosed as having 46,XY incomplete “pure gonadal dysgenesis”. Examination of both gonads revealed gonadoblastoma and bilateral salpingo-gonadectomy and partial hysterectomy were performed. Patient is raised as a girl, and clitoroplasty will be done in next several months. The fact that gonadal neoplasia in our patient was found already at the age of 9 months, confirms the need for gonadectomy at the time of diagnosis in the patients with 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis.

Keywords

Pure gonadal dysgenesis gonadoblastoma infancy intersex 

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© Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Dumić
    • 1
  • S. Jukić
    • 3
  • S. Batinica
    • 2
  • J. Ille
    • 1
  • B. Filipović-Grc̆ić
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity Hospital RebroZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryUniversity Hospital RebroZagrebCroatia
  3. 3.Department of PathologyUniversity Hospital RebroZagrebCroatia

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