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androgen insensitivity syndrome

[¦an·drə·jən in‚sen·sə′tiv·ə·dē ‚sin‚drōm]
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Androgen insensitivity syndrome is due to mutations in the androgen receptor on Xq11, and thus is an X-linked recessive condition12.
Androgen insensitivity syndrome as a possible co-activator disease.
This was also highlighted in one of the undervirilized 7 years, male patient with a very small phallus, developed vagina and complete androgen insensitivity syndrome.
Androgen insensitivity syndrome: somatic mosaicism of the androgen receptor in seven families and consequences for sex assignment and genetic counseling.
A new mutation of the androgen receptor, P817A, causing partial androgen insensitivity syndrome: in vitro and structural analysis.
Mutations of androgen receptor gene in androgen insensitivity syndromes.
If breast development is present but pubic hair is absent, complete androgen insensitivity is the diagnosis.
ISNA News, redesigned and rejuvenated this month after a move from its beginnings in San Francisco to a new home in Michigan, is published by the Intersex Society of North America, whose board of directors includes representatives of the Androgen Insensitivity Support Group, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, the Intersex Society, and the Michigan State University Dept.
A distinctive form of Type II intersexuality is called complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS), or testicular feminization.
Weir examines the various theories as to the reasons for her revulsion, from feminine independence to fear of childbirth - even the suggestion that she was alike with the Duchess of Windsor in being the victim of a condition known as Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, under which sufferers are born with male XY chromosomes but develop outwardly as females, albeit lacking the physical capacity for pregnancy.
Clinical evidence can be derived from patients who have the androgen insensitivity syndrome as a result of inactivating mutations in the androgen receptor gene.
Men with SBMA often (but not always) have signs of androgen insensitivity or malfunction, such as breast development, infertility and testicular wasting.

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