Androgen insensitivity syndrome

What is Androgen insensitivity syndrome?

It is a condition in which the cell either partially or completely loses response to androgens. This may result in impaired masculinization of male genitalia in the fetus. Sometimes secondary sexual characteristics also not present at the time of puberty. But this syndrome does not harm a female fetus.

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Good day, Im wondering if a blood test can detect if I am a 'carrier' of the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS)? Meaning that if I get pregnant...

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Androgen insensitivity syndrome is seen in males.
In this condition the pituitary and the testis are functioning properly...

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Hello , I have a general query about growth hormone.

I understand its present throughout life even while we are still in uterus, and after being...

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Growth phases and role of GH

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Hi,I have a query regarding my nephew who is just 7 months old.He used to do vomitings from the beginning of his birth uptil now and there was also...

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Hello , I have a general query about growth hormone . I understand its present throughout life even while we are still in uterus , and after being...

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Good day, Im wondering if a blood test can detect if I am a carrier of the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS)? Meaning that if I get pregnant...

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Hi,I have a query regarding my nephew who is just 7 months old.He used to do vomitings from the beginning of his birth uptil now and there was also...

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