Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 348--350

Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: Dilemmas for further management after gonadectomy


Pratibha Singh1, Meenakshi Gothwal1, Garima Yadav1, Kuldeep Singh2 
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Paediatrics, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Pratibha Singh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AIIMS, Basni, Jodhpur - 342 005, Rajasthan
India

Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome is a rare condition, wherein a genetic male is phenotypically female and is raised as a female. Treatement requires timely gonadectomy, need for long term hormonal replaceent therapy, psycological and genetic counseling. The type, dose, duration of hrt is not well studied. Reproductive issues also need to be addressed in these young woman. We report here a case of complete androgen insensitivity which posed a quandary for management of long term bone health. Review of literature for management is discussed. These cases are best managed by a multi-disciplenary team comprising of gynecologist, geneticist, endocrinologist and clinical psycologist or psychiatrist.


How to cite this article:
Singh P, Gothwal M, Yadav G, Singh K. Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: Dilemmas for further management after gonadectomy.J Hum Reprod Sci 2019;12:348-350


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Singh P, Gothwal M, Yadav G, Singh K. Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: Dilemmas for further management after gonadectomy. J Hum Reprod Sci [serial online] 2019 [cited 2022 Dec 4 ];12:348-350
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