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Glossary for Excess hair growth

Medical terms related to Excess hair growth or mentioned in this section include:

  • Achard-Thiers Syndrome: A rare hormonal disorder that occurs in diabetic postmenopausal women where body hair grows in a masculine manner. Hormonal therapy is used to correct the endocrine imbalance.
  • Acromegaly: An abnormal enlargement of the limbs due to increased secretion of growth hormone after the cessation of puberty
  • Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Cushing's disease: A condition of hyperadrenocorticism which is secondary to excessive pituitary secretion of ACTH. Cushing's disease is different to Cushing's syndrome which refers to the effects of glucocorticoid excess from any cause.
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Failure To Thrive: Inadequate or interrupted physical growth.
  • Growth symptoms: Symptoms related to poor or excessive growth.
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hair symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hair
  • Hairiness: Increasing or heavy head or body hair
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hirsutism: A condition which is characterized by excessive body and facial hair
  • Human carcinogen -- Cyclosporine: Cyclosporine is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Cyclosporine exposure is associated mainly with an increased risk of developing lymphoma.
  • Hurler syndrome:
  • Hypertrichosis: Hypertrichosis is an overgrowth of hair not localized to the androgen-dependent areas of the skin
  • Marasmus: A form of malnutrition caused by a severe deficiency of both protein and calories
  • Masculinisation: Increased male physical appearance in females
  • Menopause: End of female reproductive years
  • Ovarian tumour: A tumour that is located on the ovary.
  • Polycystic ovaries urethral sphincter dysfunction: A rare syndrome characterized by the association of polycystic ovaries with the abnormal functioning of the urinary valve.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Pregnancy: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Scalp symptoms: Symptoms of the scalp on the head
  • Streptomycin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Streptomycin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Thinness: Underweight and thin

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Excess hair growth:

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