Primary amenorrhoea: Swyer syndrome in a woman with pure 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis and late presentation
Simple 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis, also called Swyer syndrome, is a very rare condition, estimated to occur in approximately 1/100 000 people. The condition first becomes apparent in adolescence, with delayed puberty and primary amenorrhoea. This is a case study of a patient who presented with primary amenorrhoea and primary infertility. She was a 24-year-old phenotypically female patient with a delayed diagnosis of Swyer syndrome.
Andreas Chrysostomou, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Johannesburg Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Date published: 2015-05-21
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