"Virilism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Development of male secondary SEX CHARACTERISTICS in the FEMALE. It is due to the effects of androgenic metabolites of precursors from endogenous or exogenous sources, such as ADRENAL GLANDS or therapeutic drugs.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Virilism" by people in Profiles.
Psychological adjustment in children and adults with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. J Pediatr. 2004 Jun; 144(6):741-6.
Ovarian hyperandrogynism as a result of congenital adrenal virilizing disorders: evidence for perinatal masculinization of neuroendocrine function in women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1994 Nov; 79(5):1328-33.
Diagnosis of a small ovarian tumor (androgen secreting) by magnetic resonance: a new noninvasive procedure. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Oct; 159(4):903-5.
Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor of the ovary, with an associated mucinous cystadenoma. An ultrastructural and endocrine study. Lab Invest. 1974 Dec; 31(6):648-57.
Hormone therapy of breast cancer with special reference to masteril therapy. S Afr Med J. 1972 Aug 26; 46(34):1195-9.