Hirsutism common and a cause of significant anxiety

Roisin Worsley, Susan Ruth Davis

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Hirsutism is a common problem for women and associated with considerable psychological distress. Although it may indicate a significant metabolic disorder, it is often idiopathic. Cosmetic management is sufficient for most affected women but medical treatment may be needed when hair growth is severe.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-52
Number of pages4
JournalMedicine Today
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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