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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aravind Reddy Kothagadi M.B.B.S[2]

Overview

Currently there are no established methods to prevent androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS). However, women with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) have decreased bone mineral density, regardless of timing of gonadectomy.

Secondary Prevention

Women with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) have decreased bone mineral density, regardless of timing of gonadectomy. However, women with partial androgen insensitivity syndrome (PAIS) who choose not to undergo gonadectomy do not appear to be at high risk for decreased bone mineral density. The following are advised: [1]

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  1. Pagon RA, Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Wallace SE, Amemiya A, Bean L, Bird TD, Ledbetter N, Mefford HC, Smith R, Stephens K, Gottlieb B, Trifiro MA. PMID 20301602. Vancouver style error: initials (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)



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