Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome

What is Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome?

Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) is a form of androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS; see this term), a disorder of sex development (DSD), characterized by the presence of female external genitalia in a 46,XY individual with normal testis development but undescended testes and unresponsiveness to age-appropriate levels of androgens.

Other condition names

  • CAIS
  • Complete androgen resistance syndrome

Inheritance type

X-linked recessive

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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