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1,063 Possible Causes for Hirsutism

  • Menopause

    (abnormal hair growth in women) Facial hirsutism is very common in post-menopausal women not on HRT Alopecia ( hair loss from areas where it is normally present) Approximately[] Facial hirsutism (excess hair growth) can increase after menopause due to hormonal changes. This growth may be slowed with MHT.[] On DermNet NZ Pruritus vulvae Vaginitis Flushing Hormonal treatment Hirsutism Vulvovaginal candidiasis Vulvodynia Dyaesthetic vulvodynia Vestibulodynia Vulvar intraepithelial[]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    Acne vulgaris and hirsutism are important signs related to hyperandrogenaemia and present a serious medical problem for the patients and a challenge for medical doctors in[] Cutaneous manifestations of hyperandrogenism include hirsutism, acne and androgenic alopecia and are commonly observed in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.[] […] isotretinoin, acne tarda, polycystic ovary syndrome, or the presence of clinical signs of hyperandrogenism such as androgenic alopecia or the presence of the seborrhea, acne, hirsutism[]

  • Insulin Resistance

    Case 1 presented with premature adrenarche aged 7 years, then by age 12 years had hirsutism, acne, acanthosis nigricans, and asymptomatic diabetes.[] […] paradoxical hypoglycaemia; (2) acanthosis nigricans, a velvety hyperpigmentation of axilliary and flexural skin often associated with skin tags; or (3) hyperandrogenism in girls (hirsutism[] Our first case is a 42-year-old female with a history of RA, SLE and Hashimoto-thyroiditis that presented with cachexia, acanthosis-nigricans, hirsutism, negative anti-insulin-ab[]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Based on results of drug studies on hirsutism, a longer trial of several months may be required to clinically confirm the effects of spearmint tea on hirsutism. 10 In addition[] Context: Hirsutism often occurs in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).[] After three months, a significant weight loss was recorded, hirsutism had decreased slightly and oligomenorrhea reappeared.[]

  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    Abstract We determined unconjugated and total estriol concentrations in serum during the third trimester in 34 normal gestations. Data were obtained weekly for 13 women for as long as nine weeks; 21 others were studied daily for up to 15 days. No correlation between birth weight and either estriol fraction was[…][]

  • Morbid Obesity

    INTRODUCTION: Visceral adiposity is associated with decreased serum adiponectin levels, peripheral resistance to insulin and an increased risk of cardio-metabolic complications. However, the link between adiponectin expression in visceral adipose tissue (VAT), its serum levels and metabolic protection is controversial.[…][]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    ., obesity, hypertension, impaired glucose tolerance, hyperlipidemia, hirsutism, acne, and gonadal dysfunction). FULL TEXT[] Abstract Although hirsutism is classically part of the clinical presentation of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), congenital adrenal hyperplasia and Cushing's syndrome ([]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Debra Counts , MD * Surendra K. Varma , MD † * Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md † Editorial Board AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics CNS: central nervous system IQ: intellectual quotient[…][]

  • Hilar Cell Tumor of the Ovary

    PATIENT(S): A 58-year-old woman who was seen for evaluation of severe hirsutism.[] There was no history of gestational hirsutism, no history of drug intake, headache, proximal muscle weakness, striae or galactorrhea.[] Following total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, the patient had regression of the hirsutism, and the plasma testosterone dropped to normal level[]

  • Adrenogenital Syndrome

    A 23-year-old Japanese woman had her male-like musculature, hirsutism, the absence of breast development and marked clitoromegaly.[] Marked regression of hirsutism, advanced somatic and muscular development, deep voice and elevated urinary 17-ketosteroids followed removal of an adrenocortical adenoma.[] In young women, the disease is associated with early pubarche, hirsutism, amenorrhea, and polycystic ovaries. Acne is commonly observed.[]

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