Male gender identity in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome.

  title={Male gender identity in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome.},
  author={Guy T'sjoen and Griet De Cuypere and Stan Monstrey and Piet B Hoebeke and F Kenneth Freedman and Mahesh Appari and P. M. Holterhus and John Van Borsel and Martine Cools},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  volume={40 3},
Women and girls with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) invariably have a female typical core gender identity. In this case report, we describe the first case of male gender identity in a CAIS individual raised female leading to complete sex reassignment involving both androgen treatment and phalloplasty. CAIS was diagnosed at age 17, based on an unambiguously female phenotype, a 46,XY karyotype, and a 2660delT androgen receptor (AR) gene mutation, leading to a premature stop in… CONTINUE READING