publication . Article . 2012

Clinico-investigative Profile of Patients of Hirsutism in a Tertiary Level Institution.

Sharma, Divya; Shanker, Vinay; Tegta, Gitaram; Gupta, Mudita; Verma, Ghanshyam Kumar;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: International Journal of Trichology, volume 4, page 69 (issn: 0974-7753, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Introduction: Hirsutism has a significant impact on the quality of life and serves as a marker of underlying hormonal and systemic conditions. The aim of this study was to study the clinical, biochemical characteristics of these patients and other associations. Materials and Methods: Fifty ( n =50) consecutive newly diagnosed patients of hirsutism were assessed during a period from August 2009 to July 2010 using modified Ferriman Gallwey (mF-G) score. Results: Idiopathic hirsutism (IH) was found in 30 (60%) patients followed by polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in 19 (38%) patients. Other causes included late-onset classic adrenal hyperplasia in two (4%) and hy...
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free text keywords: Dermatology, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Ferriman–Gallwey score, Hyperplasia, medicine.disease, Hirsutism score, Pediatrics, Abdomen, medicine.anatomical_structure, Quality of life, business.industry, business, Diabetes mellitus, Population study, hirsutism, Original Article, polycystic ovarian syndrome
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publication . Article . 2012

Clinico-investigative Profile of Patients of Hirsutism in a Tertiary Level Institution.

Sharma, Divya; Shanker, Vinay; Tegta, Gitaram; Gupta, Mudita; Verma, Ghanshyam Kumar;