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Diseases » Hermaphroditism » Summary
 

What is Hermaphroditism?

What is Hermaphroditism?

  • Hermaphroditism: A very rare genetic disorder where a baby is born having both male and female internal sex organs.

Hermaphroditism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hermaphroditism, or a subtype of Hermaphroditism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hermaphroditism: Introduction

Types of Hermaphroditism:

Broader types of Hermaphroditism:

How serious is Hermaphroditism?

Complications of Hermaphroditism: see complications of Hermaphroditism

What causes Hermaphroditism?

Causes of Hermaphroditism: see causes of Hermaphroditism

What are the symptoms of Hermaphroditism?

Symptoms of Hermaphroditism: see symptoms of Hermaphroditism

Complications of Hermaphroditism: see complications of Hermaphroditism

Onset of Hermaphroditism: birth

Can anyone else get Hermaphroditism?

More information: see contagiousness of Hermaphroditism
Inheritance: see inheritance of Hermaphroditism

Hermaphroditism: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hermaphroditism.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hermaphroditism.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hermaphroditism: Neonatologist, Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hermaphroditism.
Treatments for Hermaphroditism: see treatments for Hermaphroditism
Research for Hermaphroditism: see research for Hermaphroditism

Name and Aliases of Hermaphroditism

Main name of condition: Hermaphroditism

Other names or spellings for Hermaphroditism:

true hermaphroditism, Familial true hermaphroditism, Familial XX true hermaphroditism

Familial XX true hermaphroditism, Familial true hermaphroditism, True hermaphroditism
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hermaphroditism: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Hermaphroditism:

  • Androgyny
  • Gonochorism
  • Gyandromorph
  • Morphodite
  • Supernumerary body part
 

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