Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Letter to the Editor
Case Report
Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 808270, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/808270
Letter to the Editor

Response to: Comment on “Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome: Optimizing Diagnosis and Management”

Department of Pediatric, Gynecological, Microbiological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Messina, Via C. Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy

Received 11 October 2014; Accepted 30 October 2014; Published 11 December 2014

Academic Editor: Eliezer Shalev

Copyright © 2014 Antonio Simone Laganà and Alfonsa Pizzo. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. Balsamo, F. Baronio, M. Berra et al., “Comment on ‘complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: optimizing diagnosis and management’,” Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 2014, Article ID 285715, 3 pages, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. A. Pizzo, A. S. Laganà, I. Borrielli, and N. Dugo, “Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: a rare case of disorder of sex development,” Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 2013, Article ID 232696, 3 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. K. F. S. Melo, B. B. Mendonca, A. E. C. Billerbeck et al., “Clinical, hormonal, behavioral, and genetic characteristics of androgen insensitivity syndrome in a Brazilian cohort: five novel mutations in the androgen receptor gene,” The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 88, no. 7, pp. 3241–3250, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. L. Audi, M. Fernández-Cancio, A. Carrascosa et al., “Novel (60%) and recurrent (40%) androgen receptor gene mutations in a series of 59 patients with a 46,XY disorder of sex development,” Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 95, no. 4, pp. 1876–1888, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Galani, S. Kitsiou-Tzeli, C. Sofokleous, E. Kanavakis, and A. Kalpini-Mavrou, “Androgen insensitivity syndrome: clinical features and molecular defects,” Hormones, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 217–229, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. J. Kaprova-Pleskacova, H. Stoop, H. Brüggenwirth et al., “Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: factors influencing gonadal histology including germ cell pathology,” Modern Pathology, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 721–730, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. H. Fagouri, D. R. Moussaoui, J. Kouach et al., “Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome with a Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor,” Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. e113–e115, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. M. H. Lin, M. Shamszadeh, and P. Pitukcheewanont, “Sertoli cell tumor and intratubular germ cell neoplasia located in separate gonads in an adolescent patient with complete androgen insensitivity: a case report and review of literature,” Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 25, no. 5-6, pp. 547–551, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. D. Kravarusic, E. Seguier-Lipszyc, E. Feigin, R. Nimri, N. Nagelberg, and E. Freud, “Androgen insensitivity syndrome: risk of malignancy and timing of surgery in a paediatric and adolescent population,” African Journal of Paediatric Surgery, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 194–198, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. D. G. Goulis, P. K. Iliadou, A. Papanicolaou et al., “R831X mutation of the androgen receptor gene in an adolescent with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome and bilateral testicular hamartomata,” Hormones, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 200–204, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus