Archivos de medicina veterinaria
versión impresa ISSN 0301-732X
MARTIN, L et al. A case of true hermaphroditism 78, XX Weimaraner bitch. Arch. med. vet. [online]. 2011, vol.43, n.3, pp. 299-302. ISSN 0301-732X. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0301-732X2011000300013.
XX true hermaphroditism was identified in a 14 months Weimaraner female with a 3 cm radiopaque os clitoris analogue the male os penis, shown as a reddish structure protruding from the vulva. Giemsa metaphases revealed a normal female 78, XX chromosomal complement. The in situ fluorescence hybridization confirmed the presence of two X chromosome centromeric zones in each analyzed cell. The bitch presented a normal estrous cycle follow by pregnancy and delivery. The hystopathological findings of the dog confirmed hermaphroditism with bilateral ovotestis.
Palabras llave : intersexuality; dog; cytogenetics.