Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Idiopathic hirsutism
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome

Uncommon

  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Cushing syndrome (benign)
  • Androgenic medications
  • Androgen-secreting ovarian tumor
  • Ovarian hyperthecosis
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma

Contributors

Authors VIEW ALL

Professor of Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar

Qatar Foundation

Education City

Doha

Qatar

Disclosures

SLA declares that he has no competing interests.

Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant Physician

Academic Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Hull York Medical School

Michael White Diabetes Centre

Hull Royal Infirmary

Hull

UK

Disclosures

TS declares that he has no competing interests.

Dr Stephen L. Atkin and Dr Thozhukat Sathyapalan would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr Shehzad Basaria and Dr Milena Braga-Basaria, the previous contributors to this monograph. SB and MBB declare that they have no competing interests.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Professor of Investigative Endocrinology

University College

Dublin

Ireland

Disclosures

JM declares that he has no competing interests.

Director

Endocrinology

Department of Internal Medicine

VA Medical Center

University of Iowa

Iowa City

IA

Disclosures

UK declares that he has no competing interests.

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