Hirsutism in a fifty-eight-year-old woman

Preetha Nair, Vishal Bhatia

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Hirsutism is the presence of excess terminal hair in females in a male-like pattern. Although there are several causes of hirsutism, androgen-secreting ovarian tumors are presumed to be a rare cause of hirsutism. Here we submit the case report of a female who presented with hirsutism and was eventually found to have an ovarian tumor secreting androgen.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)216-218
Number of pages3
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2008


  • Androgen-secreting ovarian tumor
  • Hirsutism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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