Hyperandrogenism

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Hyperandrogenism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hyperandrogenism" returned 54 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Adiponectin and its receptors in the ovary: further evidence for a link between obesity and hyperandrogenism in polycystic ovary syndrome.
 

Author(s): Fabio V Comim, Kate Hardy, Stephen Franks

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), characterized by ovarian androgen excess, is the commonest endocrine disorder in women. Obesity increases androgen synthesis, a phenomenon attributed to the accompanying hyperinsulinemia. Our hypothesis was that adipokines, fat cell-derived hormones, ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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Hyperandrogenism in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus treated with intensive and continuous subcutaneous insulin therapy.
 

Author(s): Agnieszka Zachurzok, Grażyna Deja, Aneta Gawlik, Agnieszka Drosdzol-Cop, Ewa Małecka-Tendera

Journal: Endokrynol Pol. 2013 ;64(2):121-8.

 

Women with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) experience high prevalence of hyperandrogenic disorders. The aim of this study was to evaluate hormonal profile with respect to hyperandrogenic disorders in adolescents with T1DM.

Last Updated: 8 May 2013

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Final height in congenital adrenal hyperplasia: the dilemma of hypercortisolism versus hyperandrogenism.
 

Author(s): Giovana Vignoli Cordeiro, Ivani Novato Silva, Eugênio Marcos Andrade Goulart, Antônio José das Chagas, Cláudio Elias Kater

Journal: Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2013 Mar;57(2):126-31.

 

The purpose of this study was to identify factors that might interfere with reaching the final height in patients with 21-hydroxylase deficiency (21-OHD).

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2013

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The terms "Hyperandrogenism" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Low-dose flutamide-metformin therapy for hyperinsulinemic hyperandrogenism in non-obese adolescents and women.
 

Author(s): Lourdes Ibáñez, Francis de Zegher

Journal: Hum. Reprod. Update. ;12(3):243-52.

 

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a variable disorder that is characterized in adolescents and young women by a broad spectrum of anomalies, including hyperandrogenemia, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, body adiposity and low-grade inflammation. At present, there is no approved ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2006

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Adrenal Hyperplasia Among Young People With PCOS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adrenal Hyperplasia; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; Oligomenorrhea; Obesity; Hyperandrogenism

 

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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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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