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Glossary for Hair excess

Medical terms related to Hair excess or mentioned in this section include:

  • Androgens -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Androgens during pregnancy may cause 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.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A condition where excessive secretion of adrenocortical androgens cause a somatic masculization or ?virilization? effect on a fetus or baby. Symptoms in girls may include masculization of sex organs, low voice, acne, amenorrhea and masculine hair distribution and muscle growth. Symptoms in boys include enlarged penis, small testes. Children with the condition are usually taller than average but develop into short adults. Also called adrenogenital syndrome or adrenal virilism.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • 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
  • Hypertrichosis: Hypertrichosis is an overgrowth of hair not localized to the androgen-dependent areas of the skin
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Scalp symptoms: Symptoms of the scalp on the head
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hair excess:

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