Gonadal dysgenesis occurs when a person's gonads (ovaries or testes) do not develop normally during development before birth. Dysgenic gonads are sometimes referred to as "streak gonads" because they resemble streaks of cells rather than normal testes and ovaries.
Gonadal Dysgenesis Facts and Figures
Some facts and statistics about gonadal dysgenesis are given below:
|Prevalence of Gonadal Dysgenesis Worldwide||1 in 2000 to 1 in 5000 female live births|
|At-Risk Gender||Both males and females|
|Average Age for Diagnosis||5 years|
|Problems related to Gonadal Dysgenesis||short stature, abnormal external genitalia, or primary amenorrhea|
|Specialists Who Treat Gonadal Dysgenesis||Sexologists|
The treatment options for Gonadal Dysgenesis include:
Some signs and symptoms of Gonadal Dysgenesis:
Gonadal Dysgenesis is caused due to abnormalities during fetal growth.