Table 1

 Proposed revised nomenclature

Intersex Disorders of sex development (DSD)
Male pseudohermaphrodite
Undervirilisation of an XY male46,XY DSD
Undermasculinisation of an XY male
Female pseudohermaphrodite
Overvirilisation of an XX female46,XX DSD
Masculinisation of an XX female
True hermaphroditeOvotesticular DSD
XX male or XX sex reversal46,XX testicular DSD
XY sex reversal46,XY complete gonadal dysgenesis