hrp0095p1-179 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology, and Sex Endocrinology | ESPE2022

Loss of function of FIGNL1, a DNA damage response gene, is a novel cause of human ovarian dysgenesis

Florsheim Natan , Naugolny Larisa , Renbaum Paul , Lobel Orit , Y. Gold Merav , Goldberg Michal , Levy-Lahad Ephrat , Zangen David

Background: Severe Ovarian Dysgenesis (OD), a rare heterogeneous XX disorder of Sex Development presents clinically with primary amenorrhea, hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism and infertility. The genetic basis of OD remains unknown in 70% of cases. To identify novel causes of OD, we study patients in which known genes have been excluded.Methods: Whole-exome-sequencing was performed in a 14.5y old Ashkenazi Jewish, non-cons...