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Keshavarz D. Study of Hirsute women in Qazvin. Journal of Inflammatory Diseases. 2000; 4 (3) :80-84
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-655-en.html
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Abstract Background: Today hirsutism is one of the problems of patients referring to dermatologic and endocrinologic clinics. Objective: To investigate 100 hirsute women in a period of 12 months in Qazvin. Methods: The following indexes were investigated in 100 hirsute women: age, marital status, weight, rate of fertility, similar problems in first grade relatives, distribution of hirsutism, alopecia, history of drug consumption, habit of smoking and coincident diseases. Paraclinical investigations included measurement of serum testosterone, serum prolactin, serum cortisol and DHEA-So4. Findings: The findings indicated that 13% of the cases had alopecia, 24% had acne, 16% had the history of hormonal drug consumption, 33% had the history of psychotropic drug consumption and 84% had normal paraclinical test. Conclusion: The etiology of most cases revealed a racial-genitic or idiopathic factor.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Dermatology

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