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Image Number 374 (Hirsutism)

Hair excess

Diagnosis: Hirsutism

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 17

Type: Clinical

Description: Showing facial hair and long side burns

Submitted by: Professor Jayakar Thomas

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Differential Diagnosis


This 17-year-old presented with hirsutism.

Endocrinological work-up showed evidence of hyperandrogenism; ultrasonogram revealed polycystic ovaries.

The girl is on oral finasteride.

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