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ea0013p180 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2007

Comparison of cardiovascular risk markers in patients with complete androgen insensitivity (CAIS) and premature ovarian failure (POF)

Ayrton Puja , Conway Gerard

Objectives: The syndrome of CAIS is the result of loss of function mutations of the androgen receptor. Women with CAIS present with primary amenorrhea, absent uterus and 46XY karyotype. Little is known about the long term natural history of this condition, in particular the risk of heart disease in adults. Here we report on biochemical risk markers in a group of women with CAIS compared to a control group with ovarian failure who were matched for their use of exogenous oestrog...