Although the older terms are still included in this article for reference, they have been replaced by most experts, patients and families.
Increasingly, this group of conditions is being called disorders of sex development (DSDs). Note: In many children, the cause of intersex may remain undetermined, even with modern diagnostic techniques.46, XX INTERSEXThe person has the chromosomes of a woman, the ovaries of a woman, but external (outside) genitals that appear male.
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In most cases, this person has a normal uterus and fallopian tubes.
This condition is also called 46, XX with virilization. There are several possible causes:46, XY INTERSEXThe person has the chromosomes of a man, but the external genitals are incompletely formed, ambiguous, or clearly female.
Intersex is an umbrella term used to describe a wide range of natural bodily variations.
It's important to educate yourself, particularly if you are dating an intersex person.
We have learned from listening to individuals and families dealing with intersex that: The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) was founded in 1993 in an effort to advocate for patients and families who felt they had been harmed by their experiences with the health care system.