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Hirsutism is defined as the presence of terminal coarse hairs in females in a male-like distribution.the common presenting complaint in the dermatological out patient department for cosmetic reasons. The cause is mainly hyperandrogeneism, which may be ovarian or adrenal.
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.
According to World health rankings (Age Standardized) patients affecting from Hirsutism disorder was found to be 15% Per 100,000 people.