hyperandrogenism

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hyperandrogenism

/hy·per·an·dro·gen·ism/ (-an´dro-jen-izm) the state of having excessive secretion of androgens, as in congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

Hyperandrogenism

Excessive secretion of androgens (male sex hormones).

hyperandrogenism

a cause of perianal gland hyperplasia and tail gland hyperplasia in male dogs; seborrheic skin disease and alopecia may also occur.
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We have reported, furthermore, that infant girls born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (n = 24), another hyperandrogenic condition, have longer AGD at birth than infant girls born to a PCOS-free comparison group (n = 232) (Barrett et al.
Elevated serum bisphenol A levels under hyperandrogenic conditions may be caused by decreased UDP-glucuronosyl transferase activity.
Pervasive developmental disorders in children of hyperandrogenic women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a longitudinal case-control study.
For postpubertal females in whom polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or other hyperandrogenic states are suspected, hormonal testing is indicated in the presence of the clinical signs of infrequent menses and infertility, hirsutism, truncal obesity, androgenetic alopecia, polycystic ovaries, or clitoromegaly.
Hyperandrogenic anovulation (PCOS): a unique disorder of insulin action associated with an increased risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Women with hyperandrogenic syndromes are at an increased risk for mood disorders, and the rate of depression among women with PCOS has been reported to be as high as 50 percent.
Characterization of Reproductive, Metabolic, and Endocrine Features of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Female Hyperandrogenic Mouse Models.
This high level of hyperandrogenic PCOS patients level could also cause high levels of total cholesterol and TG in PCOS patients without PCO morphology.
Women diagnosed with other hyperandrogenic disorders (nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing syndrome, and androgen-secreting neoplasms), thyroid disorders, or hyperprolactinemia were excluded.
Saad, "The effect of a desogestrel-containing oral contraceptive on glucose tolerance and leptin concentrations in hyperandrogenic women," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
26] have drawn the attention to the role of insulin in the lipid abnormalities observed in hyperandrogenic women with PCOS.