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Hirsutism

"Hirsutism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition observed in WOMEN and CHILDREN when there is excess coarse body hair of an adult male distribution pattern, such as facial and chest areas. It is the result of elevated ANDROGENS from the OVARIES, the ADRENAL GLANDS, or exogenous sources. The concept does not include HYPERTRICHOSIS, which is an androgen-independent excessive hair growth.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hirsutism" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hirsutism" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 31 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1992
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.