Sheffield Childrens Foundation Trust Hospital

South Bank, United Kingdom

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South Bank, United Kingdom

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Speare R.,Sheffield Childrens Foundation Trust Hospital | Roberts J.,Sheffield Childrens Foundation Trust Hospital | Cohen M.,Sheffield Childrens Foundation Trust Hospital | Wales J.,Sheffield Childrens Foundation Trust Hospital
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism | Year: 2012

Splenogonadal fusion is a rare congenital malformation where an abnormal union occurs between the spleen and gonad or mesonephric derivatives. Although it occurs in females it is much less prevalent than in males (male:female ratio, 16:1), but this may partly be because of the inaccessibility of the female gonads leading to under-diagnosis. To our knowledge this is the first case of splenogonadal fusion associated with sex reversal reported in the literature. © 2012 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin Boston.

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