Hirsutism: Common and a cause of significant anxiety

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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)37-40
Number of pages4
JournalMedicine Today
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018

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