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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ogheneochuko Ajari, MB.BS, MS [2], Rasam Hajiannasab M.D.[3], Eiman Ghaffarpasand, M.D. [4]

Overview

The mainstay of treatment for hirsutism is medical therapy. Surgery is usually reserved for patients with either ovarian tumor, adrenal tumor, perimenopausal or postmenopausal women with severe hyperandrogenism who are candidated for oophorectomy, or bariatric surgery for severe obesity.

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References

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  2. Souto SB, Baptista PV, Braga DC, Carvalho D (2014). "Ovarian Leydig cell tumor in a post-menopausal patient with severe hyperandrogenism". Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 58 (1): 68–75. PMID 24728167.
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