She tried to get pregnant for a year without success. After visiting the hospital with a foot injury, she learned why: He was born as a boy and was intersex.
Her doctor, who looked at the x-ray of her ankle, found the woman He had the characteristics of a teenager’s bones And surprised. The 25-year-old admitted that she had never menstruated, and that years ago, a specialist told her that she would develop.
After a series of endocrine tests, they found that he had high blood pressure and a very low level of potassium in his blood, both of which were symptoms. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Condition can lead to Disorder of sexual development.
However, after conducting a genetic examination, the doctor found that the lack of menstruation was not due to an abnormality in the patient’s adrenal glands. The cause was related to her chromosomes: the woman was a carrying and had a 46 XY male karyotype disgenesia gonadal parcial.
This disorder of sexual development is related to Abnormalities in the development of the reproductive organs Causing Genital ambiguity With a variable degree depending on the patient. In studies of women, He did not discover the male genitals. “We did not find testicles hidden on his body. Perhaps because it is old enough and they have degenerated and atrophiedEndocrinologist Dr. said. Dong Fengqin.
“Despite the lack of menstruation, “pingbing” [nombre ficticio dado a la paciente] She had no reason to suspect that she was anything other than a biological woman due to He had an external female genitaliaThe first hospital affiliated with the Zhejiang University Medical College said in a statement.
The patient has already controlled the conditions caused by adrenal enlargement and will now need it Determine the gender you want to identify It assumes your identity.