Hirsutism, virilism, polycystic ovarian disease, and the steroid-gonadotropin-feedback system: a career retrospective.

  • V. Mahesh
  • Published 2012 in
    American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and…


This career retrospective describes how the initial work on the mechanism of hormone action provided the tools for the study of hirsutism, virilism, and polycystic ovarian disease. After excessive ovarian and or adrenal androgen secretion in polycystic ovarian disease had been established, the question whether the disease was genetic or acquired, methods to… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00488.2011

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