n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - 32nd National Congress of the South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists : 4 - 7 September 2005, Champagne Sports Resort, Drakensberg : abstracts




Extracted from text ... SAJOG 78 September 2005, Vol. 11, No. 3 International Speakers MANAGEMENT OF INTERSEX CONDITIONS Adam Balen, MD, FRCOG Department of Reproductive Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK Introduction. In the management of young women with gynaecological problems we have to be sensitive to the specific needs of the adolescent who is confronted with issues relating to sexual function and sexual identity, endocrinology and fertility. Whilst rare it is imperative that intersex conditions are managed in centres by a multi-disciplinary team that includes paediatric surgeons, urologists (often paediatric and adult), plastic surgeons, endocrinologists, specialist nurses, psychologists and also the gynaecologist - ..


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