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Synonyms for androgen

male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics

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Idiopathic partial androgen insensitivity syndrome in 28 newborn and infant males: impact of prenatal exposure to environmental endocrine disruptor chemicals.
Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome caused by a deep intronic pseudoexon-activating mutation in the androgen receptor gene.
The phenotypic features can overlap with disorders of testosterone formation and with partial androgen insensitivity syndrome (PAIS).
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.
Arnhold, "Height and bone mineral density in androgen insensitivity syndrome with mutations in the androgen receptor gene," Osteoporosis International, vol.
Kalpini-Mavrou, "Androgen insensitivity syndrome: clinical features and molecular defects," Hormones, vol.
Third, the discussion will not question the need for surgical removal of intra-abdominal testis (especially if dysplastic) and/or streak gonads for individuals with Ychromosomal material, such as those with partial androgen insensitivity syndrome at the time of diagnosis whether during infancy or early childhood.
Individuals with Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
(6) An example of the former group of disorders is complete or partial androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS).
Although there are many examples of how a variation in chromosome composition and concordant anatomy can occur, one example is called androgen insensitivity syndrome or AIS.
Thus, androgen insensitivity syndrome, for example, was understood more generally as a case of male pseudohermaphroditism.
In comparison, a separate recent study found that vaginal dilation improved scores for sexual satisfaction and decreased scores for "sexual depression" in 8 women with vaginal agenesis because of androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) but not in 18 women with vaginal agenesis because of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, Dr.
TORONTO -- Teenagers with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome need to be told that they are at high risk for sexual dysfunction, Dr.
A distinctive form of Type II intersexuality is called complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS), or testicular feminization.
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