hrp0084p3-791 | DSD | ESPE2015

‘Female’, ‘Male’, or ‘Between’ in a 46, XY-Patient with a 17ß-HSD3-Mutation

Willig Rolf Peter , Algenstaedt Petra , Mohnike Klaus , Hiort Olaf

Background: 46, XY-disorders of sex development (DSD) are due to different causes like androgen insensitivity, gonadal dysgenesis, defects in testosterone metabolism and others. Exact diagnosis is mandatory prior to medical advice, therapeutic steps, or even surgical procedures. To show the difficulties of gender assignment before and also after a correct diagnosis we describe a patient who waited 35 years for the complete diagnosis, but was advised, treated and operated befor...