Pediatric Disorders of Sexual Development

The Center for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Disorders of Sex Development opened here in 2005 and today offers treatment for these complex and rare disorders. It was the first clinic in the United States in which providers from many specialties work together in a single clinic location to care for patients with these disorders.
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Sex development is the process by which external and internal genitalia are formed and can be viewed as being composed of two processes: sex determination and sex differentiation. Disorders of sex development (DSD) are a wide range of conditions which typically present in the newborn or the adolescent.

Our Approach

Specialists at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital have a national reputation for the treatment of children with disorders of sex development using the latest molecular tools (next generation sequencing DSD panels, whole exome sequencing). Our full range of care, coupled with leading-edge research, results in superior outcomes for children receiving treatment at the university.

The Center for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Disorders of Sex Development opened here in 2005 and today offers treatment for these complex and rare disorders. It was the first clinic in the United States in which providers from many specialties work together in a single clinic location to care for patients with these disorders.

Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

  • Hormone Therapy
  • Urogenital Surgery
  • Growth Hormone
  • Aromatase Inhibitors

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