Acquired Clitoral Enlargement Diagnosis and Treatment

@article{Hokejk1997AcquiredCE,
  title={Acquired Clitoral Enlargement Diagnosis and Treatment},
  author={Jan Hořkej{\vs}k{\'i}},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1997},
  volume={816}
}
  • Jan Hořkejškí
  • Published 1 June 1997
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Clitoral hypertrophy is usually seen in congenital malformations, specifically in intersexual stages of hormonal expression. Acquired clitoral hypertrophy is a relatively rare condition, and data in the literature concerning this problem are sparse. Articles usually consist only of case reports. Among the contributing factors in the etiology of acquired clitoral hypertrophy, the following three are the most frequent: (1) endocrinopathies including virilizing tumors of the ovaries or adrenals… 
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