Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (Testicular Feminization) – A Retrospective Diagnosis: Case Report
AbstractTesticular feminization, or the androgen insensitivity syndrome, is a rare disease. It occurs due to various abnormalities of the X chromosome, a male, genetically XY, has some physical characteristics of a female or a full female phenotype. The androgen insensitivity syndrome occurs because of a resistance to the actions of the androgen hormones, which in turn switches the development towards the aspect of a female. We report a retrospectively diagnosed case of complete androgen insensitivity syndrome in a 50 years old woman who presented with right inguinal swelling. We aim to improve our knowledge of this illness from the data that provides us this study.
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