Hormonal Management of Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome from Adolescence Onward

  title={Hormonal Management of Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome from Adolescence Onward},
  author={S. Bertelloni and E. Dati and G. Baroncelli and O. Hiort},
  journal={Hormone Research in Paediatrics},
  pages={428 - 433}
  • S. Bertelloni, E. Dati, +1 author O. Hiort
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Hormone Research in Paediatrics
  • Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) represents a main disorder of sex development. Women with CAIS may have their gonads removed before, during or after adolescence, thus requiring hormonal replacement therapy to induce puberty and/or maintain secondary sexual characteristics, to optimize bone mass accrual, and to promote physical and social well-being. Usually estrogens are used for this purpose, but formulations and doses should be better defined in multicentric prospective… CONTINUE READING
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