Hirsutism

@article{Mofid2008Hirsutism,
  title={Hirsutism},
  author={A. Mofid and S. A. Seyyed Alinaghi and S. Zandieh and T. Yazdani},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={62}
}
  • A. Mofid, S. A. Seyyed Alinaghi, +1 author T. Yazdani
  • Published 2008
  • International Journal of Clinical Practice
  • Hirsutism is defined as the excessive growth of terminal hair on the face and body of a female in a typical male pattern distribution. Hirsutism is a common clinical problem in women and the treatment depends on the cause of hirsutism. Untreated hirsutism can be associated with considerable loss of self‐esteem and psychological morbidity. Hyperandrogenemia is the key trigger for excess hair growth. Polycystic ovary syndrome and idiopathic hirsutism are the most common cause of hirsutism. As… CONTINUE READING

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