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Hirsutism: Introduction

Hirsutism: Increased hairiness. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hirsutism is available below.

Symptoms of Hirsutism

Treatments for Hirsutism

Wrongly Diagnosed with Hirsutism?

Hirsutism: Related Patient Stories

Types of Hirsutism

Causes of Hirsutism

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Disease Topics Related To Hirsutism

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Misdiagnosis and Hirsutism

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Hirsutism: Animations


Research about Hirsutism

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Clinical Trials for Hirsutism

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Definitions of Hirsutism:

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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Excessive hairiness - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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