Chapter 28: The Neonatal and Pediatric Pelvis

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Anorchidism

the bilateral absence of testes

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bicornuate uterus

duplication of the uterus and uterine horn or branches

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cryptorchidism

failure of the testes to descend into the scrotum; testicles remain within the abdomen or groin and fail to descend into the scrotal sac

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hematometrocolpos

blood-filled vagina and uterus

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hermaphroditism

condition in which both ovarian and testicular tissues are present

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hydrocolpos

fluid-filled vagina

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hydrometrocolpos

fluid-filled vagina and uterus

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isosexual

concerning or characteristic of the same sex

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monorchidism

absence of one testis (usually the left testis)

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oocyte

the early or primitive ovum before it has developed completely

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oogonium

a cell produced at an early stage in the formation of an ovum

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paramesonephric ducts

also called müllerian ducts; either of the paired ducts that form adjacent to the mesonephric ducts in the embryo

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“turtle” sign

sonographic finding when the phallus elongates to form the penis

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unicornuate uterus

anomaly of the uterus in which only one horn develops

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uterus didelphys

complete duplication of the uterus, cervix, and vagina

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vaginal atresia

congenital defect resulting in uterovaginal outflow tract obstruction; occurs when the caudal portion of the vagina fails to form; this caudal portion of the vagina is replaced with fibrous tissue