What is androgen insensitivity syndrome?

Also known as: AIS.

Androgen insensitivity syndrome is a genetic condition in which an individual has the X and Y chromosome of a male, but an incomplete or absent development of male genitalia. It occurs because the body does not respond to male hormones known as androgens.


Reviewed by: Alejandro Diaz, MD

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