Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
Kennedy disease is a neurological condition that is also due to a mutation of the androgen receptor gene. Affected individuals are phenotypically normal males who are fertile, although after puberty they may develop enlarged breasts, consistent with very mild androgen insensitivity. The disorder causes progressive weakness over several decades, along with tremor, difficulty swallowing, and some sensory problems. The mutation that causes Kennedy disease is an expanded "triplet repeat" of CAG nucleotides, making this condition one of the family of triplet repeat diseases that includes Huntington's disease.
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