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How is androgen insensitivity syndrome diagnosed?

Androgen insensitivity syndrome may be diagnosed using several tests. Diagnosis usually begins with a blood test to check levels of certain hormones. Genetic testing may also be done. In some cases, an ultrasound of the pelvis may be performed to look for internal testes. Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome usually isn't diagnosed till puberty because it often doesn't cause any noticeable symptoms till then. In partial androgen insensitivity syndrome, the physical symptoms (ambiguous genitals, or both female and male physical characteristics) will be visible very early on. In those cases, doctors will perform tests early in childhood.

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