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ALLMedicine™ Hirsutism Center

Research & Reviews  1,303 results

Legionnaires' disease arising with hirsutism: case report of an extremely confusing event.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8183093
BMC Infectious Diseases; Serio G, Fortarezza F et. al.

Jun 7th, 2021 - Legionella bacteria is a common cause of pneumonia, but the infection may affect several organs in the most serious cases. A systemic involvement ab initio could be non-specific, leading to a diagnostic misinterpretation. A 33-year-old woman had b...

Virilising adrenocortical carcinoma.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242895
BMJ Case Reports; Correia DN, Carvalho IR et. al.

Jun 4th, 2021 - Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare malignancy, with an estimated annual incidence of 0.7-2 cases per million and a median overall survival of 3-4 years. Hormone-secreting ACCs represent most cases; of these, only a small minority presents wi...

Cosmetic adverse effects of antiseizure medications; A systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2021.05.010
Seizure Asadi-Pooya AA, Rostaminejad M et. al.

May 30th, 2021 - We systematically reviewed the existing literature on the cosmetic adverse effects of antiseizure medications (ASMs) in order to depict a clear picture of these unwanted side effects of ASMs with a particular attention to hair loss, hirsutism, acn...

Effects of bariatric surgery on patients with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome: a ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2021.04.009
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases : Official Journ... Tian Z, Zhang YC et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - Bariatric surgery is effective for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), while the exact mechanism remains unclear. To assess the impact of bariatric surgery on PCOS patients and further explore the possible mechanism. A meta-analysis. We searched Pub...

Wet-cupping on calf muscles in polycystic ovary syndrome: a quasi-experimental study.
https://doi.org/10.1515/jcim-2020-0458
Journal of Complementary & Integrative Medicine; Meyari A, Tansaz M et. al.

May 15th, 2021 - Current modalities for treating polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are not curative and using them for a long period is associated with adverse effects. According to Persian Medicine recommendations, wet cupping on calf muscles can induce menstrual ...

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Guidelines  15 results

Screening and Management of the Hyperandrogenic Adolescent
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Adolescent-Health-Care/Screening-and-Management-of-the-Hyperandrogenic-Adolescent

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Although androgen excess can manifest in many ways, the most common and recognizable symptoms are hirsutism and acne. Reports of hirsutism and acne should be taken seriously because of their possible association with medical disorders, their subst...

Hirsutism in Women
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0801/p168.html

Jul 31st, 2019 - Hirsutism is the excessive growth of terminal hair in a typical male pattern in a female. It is often a sign of excessive androgen levels. Although many conditions can lead to hirsutism, polycystic ovary syndrome and idiopathic hyperandrogenism ac...

Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clinical ...
https://academic.oup.com/jcem/article/103/4/1233/4924418
Kathryn A. Martin

Mar 31st, 2018 - We suggest testing for elevated androgen levels in all women with an abnormal hirsutism score. We suggest against testing for elevated androgen levels in eumenorrheic women with unwanted local hair growth (i.

Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clin...
https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2018-00241
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Martin KA, Anderson RR et. al.

Mar 9th, 2018 - To update the "Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," published by the Endocrine Society in 2008. The participants include an Endocrine Society-appointed task force of seven...

No. 350-Hirsutism: Evaluation and Treatment.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2017.05.022
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Liu K, Motan T et. al.

Oct 30th, 2017 - To review the etiology, evaluation, and treatment of hirsutism. A thorough history and physical examination plus selected laboratory evaluations will confirm the diagnosis and direct treatment. Pharmacologic interventions can suppress ovarian or a...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,397 results

Legionnaires' disease arising with hirsutism: case report of an extremely confusing event.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8183093
BMC Infectious Diseases; Serio G, Fortarezza F et. al.

Jun 7th, 2021 - Legionella bacteria is a common cause of pneumonia, but the infection may affect several organs in the most serious cases. A systemic involvement ab initio could be non-specific, leading to a diagnostic misinterpretation. A 33-year-old woman had b...

Virilising adrenocortical carcinoma.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242895
BMJ Case Reports; Correia DN, Carvalho IR et. al.

Jun 4th, 2021 - Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare malignancy, with an estimated annual incidence of 0.7-2 cases per million and a median overall survival of 3-4 years. Hormone-secreting ACCs represent most cases; of these, only a small minority presents wi...

Cosmetic adverse effects of antiseizure medications; A systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2021.05.010
Seizure Asadi-Pooya AA, Rostaminejad M et. al.

May 30th, 2021 - We systematically reviewed the existing literature on the cosmetic adverse effects of antiseizure medications (ASMs) in order to depict a clear picture of these unwanted side effects of ASMs with a particular attention to hair loss, hirsutism, acn...

Effects of bariatric surgery on patients with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome: a ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2021.04.009
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases : Official Journ... Tian Z, Zhang YC et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - Bariatric surgery is effective for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), while the exact mechanism remains unclear. To assess the impact of bariatric surgery on PCOS patients and further explore the possible mechanism. A meta-analysis. We searched Pub...

Wet-cupping on calf muscles in polycystic ovary syndrome: a quasi-experimental study.
https://doi.org/10.1515/jcim-2020-0458
Journal of Complementary & Integrative Medicine; Meyari A, Tansaz M et. al.

May 15th, 2021 - Current modalities for treating polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are not curative and using them for a long period is associated with adverse effects. According to Persian Medicine recommendations, wet cupping on calf muscles can induce menstrual ...

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News  117 results

Increased Risk of Meningioma With Cyproterone Acetate Use
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945218

Feb 2nd, 2021 - New details confirm an increased risk of developing intracranial meningiomas after prolonged use of the hormonal product cyproterone acetate. Cyproterone acetate is a synthetic progestogen and potent anti-androgen that has been used in the treatme...

Metformin Not Better Than Oral Contraceptive for Treating PCOS-Related Hirsutism
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936850

Sep 7th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Metformin monotherapy might be less effective than oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) for treating hirsutism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new Cochrane review. In fact, "OCP alone or metfor...

GPs Need Better Education on All Symptoms of PCOS, Say Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927116

Mar 18th, 2020 - Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) often feel their general practitioners (GPs) trivialize the condition as only a fertility problem and do not discuss any of the other long-term health consequences, new results from a UK survey revea...

EU Restricts High-Dose Cyproterone Because of Meningioma Risk
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925271

Feb 13th, 2020 - Cyproterone products with daily doses of 10 mg or more should be restricted because of a risk of developing meningioma, says the safety committee of the European Medicines Agency. Products containing cyproterone 10 mg daily or more should be used ...

Screening and Management of the Hyperandrogenic Adolescent
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Adolescent-Health-Care/Screening-and-Management-of-the-Hyperandrogenic-Adolescent

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Although androgen excess can manifest in many ways, the most common and recognizable symptoms are hirsutism and acne. Reports of hirsutism and acne should be taken seriously because of their possible association with medical disorders, their subst...

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Patient Education  17 results see all →