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What is Masculinisation?

What is Masculinisation?

  • Masculinisation: Increased male physical appearance in females.
  • Masculinisation: abnormal development of secondary male sexual characteristics such as facial hair; in females, can be caused by androgen secretion by adrenal cortex.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Masculinisation: the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Masculinisation: Introduction

Types of Masculinisation:

Broader types of Masculinisation:

What causes Masculinisation?

Causes of Masculinisation: see causes of Masculinisation
Cause of Masculinisation: Excessive male hormones (androgens) usually over-produced due to conditions in the ovaries or adrenal glands; sometimes by reduced female hormones such as in menopause.

What are the symptoms of Masculinisation?

Symptoms of Masculinisation: see symptoms of Masculinisation

Masculinisation: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Masculinisation.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Masculinisation.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Masculinisation: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Masculinisation.
Treatments for Masculinisation: see treatments for Masculinisation

Name and Aliases of Masculinisation

Main name of condition: Masculinisation

Other names or spellings for Masculinisation:


Virilism Source - Diseases Database

Masculinization, Virilization, Virilisation
Source - WordNet 2.1

Masculinisation: Related Conditions

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