Can we talk about sex?

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A three-year-old female undergoes elective inguinal hernia repair and unexpectedly is found to have testes in the hernia sacs. A recommendation is made not to disclose the patient's genotype to her mother. This case study addresses the ethical conflict of whether to disclose the patient's male genotype to the parent that has been raising the child as female.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-226
Number of pages4
JournalNarrative inquiry in bioethics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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