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Hirsutism is a condition of unwanted, male-pattern hair growth in women. Hirsutism results in excessive amounts of stiff and pigmented hair on body areas where men typically grow hair - face, chest and back. Hirsutism is defined as the presence of terminal coarse hairs in females in a male-like distribution.
Disease symptoms and Treatment
Hirsutism is stiff and pigmented body hair, appearing on the body where women don't commonly have hair — primarily the face, chest and back. When excessively high androgen levels cause hirsutism, other signs may develop over time, a process called virilization. Signs of virilization may include: Deepening voice, Balding, Acne, Decrease in breast size, Enlargement of the clitoris. Oral contraceptives, Anti-androgens, Topical cream (Eflornithine).
According to World health rankings (Age Standardized) patients affecting from Hirsutism disorder was found to be 3.92% Per 100,000 people.