Peripheral androgen blockade versus glandular androgen suppression in the treatment of hirsutism.

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Hirsutism in women is often explained on the basis of abnormal peripheral androgen metabolism. To determine whether serum markers of ovarian, adrenal, or peripheral androgen production may be helpful determinants in the treatment of hirsutism and to compare the efficacy of treatment with dexamethasone or spironolactone, 20 hyperandrogenic hirsute patients… (More)

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@article{Carmina1991PeripheralAB, title={Peripheral androgen blockade versus glandular androgen suppression in the treatment of hirsutism.}, author={Enrico Carmina and Rogerio A. Lobo}, journal={Obstetrics and gynecology}, year={1991}, volume={78 5 Pt 1}, pages={845-9} }