Hyperandrogenism

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Hyperandrogenism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hyperandrogenism" returned 57 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ovarian Leydig cell tumor in a post-menopausal patient with severe hyperandrogenism.
 

Author(s): Selma B Souto, Pedro V Baptista, Daniel C Braga, Davide Carvalho

Journal: Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2014 Feb;58(1):68-75.

 

Leydig cell tumors are rare ovarian steroid cell neoplasms. More than 75% of patients show signs of virilization due to overproduction of testosterone. We report a case of an 81-year-old woman with progressive signs of virilization, and presenting vaginal bleeding. Clinical analyses ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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Hyperandrogenism induces a proinflammatory TNFα response to glucose ingestion in a receptor-dependent fashion.
 

Author(s): Frank González, Chang Ling Sia, Dawn M Bearson, Hilary E Blair

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2014 May;99(5):E848-54.

 

Hyperandrogenism and inflammation are related in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Hyperandrogenemia can induce inflammation in reproductive-age women, but the mechanism for this phenomenon is unclear.

Last Updated: 7 May 2014

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[Contribution of hyperandrogenism to the development of metabolic syndrome in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome].
 

Author(s): Marta Francis Benevides Rehme, Ana Gabriela Pontes, José Eduardo Corrente, José Gonçalves Franco, Anaglória Pontes

Journal: Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 2013 Dec;35(12):562-8.

 

To assess the contribution of hyperandrogenism to the development of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2014

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The terms "Hyperandrogenism" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hyperandrogenism after menopause.
 

Author(s): Marios C Markopoulos, Evanthia Kassi, Krystallenia I Alexandraki, George Mastorakos, Gregory Kaltsas

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2015 Feb;172(2):R79-91.

 

Postmenopausal hyperandrogenism is a state of relative or absolute androgen excess originating from either the adrenals and/or the ovaries, clinically manifested as the appearance and/or increase in terminal hair growth or the development of symptoms/signs of virilization. In either ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2014

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Insulin and hyperandrogenism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
 

Author(s): Catherine G Baptiste, Marie-Claude Battista, Andréanne Trottier, Jean-Patrice Baillargeon

Journal: J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol.. 2010 Oct;122(1-3):42-52.

 

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine disorder characterized by chronic anovulation, clinical and/or biochemical hyperandrogenism, and/or polycystic ovaries. But most experts consider that hyperandrogenism is the main characteristic of PCOS. Several theories ...

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2010

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Hyperandrogenism after transfer of topical testosterone gel: case report and review of published and unpublished studies.
 

Author(s): Willem de Ronde

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2009 Feb;24(2):425-8.

 

Topically applied testosterone gels are a widely used mode of testosterone replacement therapy. A concern associated with the use of testosterone gel is unintentional transfer to children or women by skin contact with the application site. We present a case of female hyperandrogenism ...

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2009

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Whole Genome Analysis for the Detection of Key Genes in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Anovulation; Hyperandrogenism; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

 

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2008

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Ovarian Contribution to Androgen Production in Adolescent Girls
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Obesity; Hyperandrogenism

 

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2012

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Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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