Gonadal dysgenesis

Gonadal dysgenesis refers to a spectrum of anomalies with abnormal development of the gonads. It falls under the even broader group of disorders of gender development.


In many cases the gonads are replaced by fibrous tissue.


Treatment and prognosis

  • increased risk of gonadal malignancy in those having Y chromosome
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Article information

rID: 14961
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dysgenesis of the gonads

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