It is caused by various causes, including alterations in testosterone metabolism. Intersex in history Reproduction Sex Supernumerary body parts. When adult, such a freemartin is very like a normal female in external appearance, but she is infertile, and behaves more like a castrated male a steer. Archived from the original on 12 January DDD also helpfully provided evidence in the form of two extremely graphic photographs that are too explicit to post in this article.
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Thank You for Your Contribution! Journal of Pediatric Urology. How is the gender determined in a child with atypical genitalia? Archived from the original on 17 May Most important, you and your family should be involved early in the decision of assigning the sex of the child. Naming and Knowledge in the Clinic". In the s and s, the treatment of intersex babies started to be discussed in Orthodox Jewish medical halacha by prominent rabbinic leaders, for example Eliezer Waldenberg and Moshe Feinstein.