hrp0086p1-p365 | Gonads & DSD P1 | ESPE2016

Functional Studies of a New Mutation in the LH/CG Receptor Gene Identified in 2 Sisters with 46,XY DSD

Flieger Susanne , Neuhaus Nina , Strom Tim , Henrichs Ivo , Johren Olaf , Gromoll Jorg , Hiort Olaf , Werner Ralf

Background: Disorders (or differences) of sex development (DSD) are rare congenital conditions in which the development of chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomical sex is atypical. The luteinizing hormone/chorionic gonadotropin receptor (LHCGR) is important for male sex development. LHCGR mutations can cause Leydig cell hypoplasia, which is an autosomal recessive disorder.Objective and hypotheses: We found two heterozygous mutations in the LHCGR, a n...