Developmental disorders of the vagina and vulva
As a fetus develops, the formation of the internal and/or external sexual organs may be abnormal. This abnormal development can give rise to sexually ambiguous anatomical structures or normal-appearing anatomy that does not function correctly.
Reviewed By: Robert A. Cowles, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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