androgen insensitivity syndrome

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androgen insensitivity syndrome

[¦an·drə·jən in‚sen·sə′tiv·ə·dē ‚sin‚drōm]
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Overall in 46 XY DSD patients a definitive diagnosis is made in less than 50% of patients and among diagnosed cases partial androgen insensitivity syndrome is the most common cause20.
Two of them were reported to have complete androgen insensitivity syndrome whereas the other one had partial androgen insensitivity syndrome. Our case with AR gene mutation had partial androgen insensitivity syndrome, with heterozygous p.P892L mutation in exon 8.
This failure of virilization can be either complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) or partial androgen insensitivity syndrome (PAIS), depending on the amount of residual receptor function.