[Hyperandrogenism originating from the adrenal gland. Current observations on a clinical case].


Recent reported data on hyperandrogenisms of suprarenal origin are presented and the case of a 26-year-old woman suffering from hirsutism and secondary amenorrhoea reported. Preoperative hormonal measurement showed very high Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) levels (8,000 ng/ml) and a less dramatic increase in Androstenedione (A) and Testosterone (T), of 3.5… (More)