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Gonadal Dysgenesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gonadal Dysgenesis
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.875.253.309
C12.200.706.316.309
C12.800.316.309
C16.131.939.316.309
C19.391.119.309
Unique ID
D006059
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006059
Scope Note
A number of syndromes with defective gonadal developments such as streak GONADS and dysgenetic testes or ovaries. The spectrum of gonadal and sexual abnormalities is reflected in their varied sex chromosome (SEX CHROMOSOMES) constitution as shown by the karyotypes of 45,X monosomy (TURNER SYNDROME); 46,XX (GONADAL DYSGENESIS, 46XX); 46,XY (GONADAL DYSGENESIS, 46,XY); and sex chromosome MOSAICISM; (GONADAL DYSGENESIS, MIXED). Their phenotypes range from female, through ambiguous, to male. This concept includes gonadal agenesis.
Entry Term(s)
Gonadal Agenesis
NLM Classification #
QS 677
Previous Indexing
Sex Differentiation Disorders (1966-1979)
Turner Syndrome (1967-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80; was see TURNER'S SYNDROME 1967-79
Online Note
use TURNER'S SYNDROME to search GONADAL DYSGENESIS 1967-79
History Note
80; was see TURNER'S SYNDROME 1967-79
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/12/21
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Gonadal Dysgenesis Preferred
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