Disorders of sex development: Summaries of long-term outcome studies

Justine Schober, Anna Nordenström, Piet Hoebeke, Peter Lee, Christopher Houk, Leendert Looijenga, Gianantonio Manzoni, William Reiner, Christopher Woodhouse

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Existing outcomes for DSD individuals are inadequate because reports are based upon information collected retrospectively. This paper is presented to review existing data emphasizing information needed to lead to better future care, is based on presentations and discussions at a multi-disciplinary meeting on DSD held in Annecy in 2012, and is not intended to define the present status of management of each of the various DSD diagnoses. Rather it is intended to provide information needed to do studies regarding outcome data from the treatment of children with DSD by providing a summary of recommendations of 'patient-centered' topics that need investigation. The hope is that by being concerned with what is not known, new protocols will be developed for improving both early management and transition to adult life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)616-623
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Pediatric Urology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Urology


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