Published: 2020-05-27

46XX pure gonadal dysgenesis with dysgerminoma along with leydig cells: a unique presentation

Apoorva Tak, Pratibha Singh, Garima Yadav, Meenakshi Rao


Authors report a unique case of 46XX gonadal dysgenesis, with dysgerminoma in one ovary and other streak ovary with hilar nests of leydig cells. It is exceptionally rare to find dysgerminoma in a dysgenetic gonad with no Y chromosome and so is the presence of leydig cells in the contralateral streak ovary in a patient with 46XX pure gonadal dysgenesis.


46XX gonadal dysgenesis, Leydig cells, Streak ovary, Y chromosome

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