Hyperandrogenism

Known as: Hyperandrogenism [Disease/Finding] 
A condition caused by the excessive secretion of ANDROGENS from the ADRENAL CORTEX; the OVARIES; or the TESTES. The clinical significance in males is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is considered to be the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The genetic mechanisms underlying functional hyperandrogenism and the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) remain largely unknown… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • Fertility and sterility
  • 2004
Since the 1990 National Institutes of Health-sponsored conference on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), it has become appreciated… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Since the 1990 NIH-sponsored conference on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), it has become appreciated that the syndrome… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We prospectively estimated the prevalence of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), as defined by the NIH/NICHHD 1990 endocrine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Estimates of the prevalence of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in the general population have ranged from 2-20%. The vast… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
It is now clear that PCOS is often associated with profound insulin resistance as well as with defects in insulin secretion… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Reproductive endocrine disorders are more common among women with epilepsy than among normal women. These disorders… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Distinguishing between ovarian and adrenal causes of androgen excess may be difficult. We have found that women with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We evaluated basal plasma total immunoreactive insulin (insulin), androstenedione, and testosterone in 14 obese women: 8 with… (More)
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