Pseudohermaphroditism femininus Q56.2

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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ovarian hermaphroditism

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Presence of female gonads, chromosomal sex female. Phenotype: Male. Caused either by androgenital syndrome or by exposure to androgens in utero.

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In the case of AGS, immediate hormonal substitution of the child with hydrocortisone, and in the case of salt loss with fludrocortisone (e.g. Astonin H). Treatment management by paediatric endocrinologists.


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020