Women with Morris syndrome have a male gender genotype, that is, their sex chromosomes are XY. However, they develop as women and therefore their phenotype and physical appearance are female.
Because one of their sex chromosomes is male (Y chromosome), women with Morris syndrome have neither uterus nor ovaries. Their internal reproductive system has only atrophied testicles located inside the abdomen or in the groin.
Read the full article on: Morris Syndrome: Characteristics, Causes and Reproductive Options ( 33).
By Zaira Salvador (embryologist) and Romina Packan (babygest staff).
Last Update: 09/10/2019