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Genital and gonadal sex determinations are discordant in cases of pseudohermaphroditism e.g. an apparently female individual may have testes (a male pseudohermaphrodite).

There are two main causes of pseudohermaphroditism:

  • genetic causes e.g. testicular feminisation
  • teratogenic e.g. in utero exposure of a female to androgens

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