"Hirsutism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition observed in WOMEN and CHILDREN when there is excess coarse body hair of an adult male distribution pattern, such as facial and chest areas. It is the result of elevated ANDROGENS from the OVARIES, the ADRENAL GLANDS, or exogenous sources. The concept does not include HYPERTRICHOSIS, which is an androgen-independent excessive hair growth.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hirsutism" by people in Profiles.
Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women. JAMA. 2018 Apr 17; 319(15):1613-1614.
Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 04 01; 103(4):1233-1257.
Phototherapy in cosmetic dermatology. Clin Dermatol. 2016 Sep-Oct; 34(5):623-7.
CASE RECORDS of the MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL. Case 33-2015. A 57-Year-Old Woman with Hair Loss and Deepening Voice. N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct 22; 373(17):1660-6.
Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor with unique nail findings in a post-menopausal woman: a case report and literature review. J Ovarian Res. 2014 Aug 28; 7:83.
Two novel RAD21 mutations in patients with mild Cornelia de Lange syndrome-like presentation and report of the first familial case. Gene. 2014 Mar 10; 537(2):279-84.
What every physician should know about polycystic ovary syndrome. Dermatol Ther. 2008 Sep-Oct; 21(5):354-61.
Perspectives on the endocrine society clinical practice guideline for the evaluation and treatment of women with hirsutism. Endokrynol Pol. 2008 May-Jun; 59(3):254-5.
Evaluation and treatment of hirsutism in premenopausal women: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Apr; 93(4):1105-20.
Image in endocrinology: testosterone-secreting ovarian tumor localized with (fluorine-18)-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Mar; 91(3):738-9.