What are Potential Health Problems Associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
DiscussionPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 6-8% of reproductive-age women making it the most common endocrinopathy in this age group. There is no consensus on the specific diagnostic criteria for PCOS in adolescents as many of the characteristics overlap with normal adolescent physiology. However, patients should have evidence of hyperandrogenism, oligo- or amenorrhea, and potentially polycystic ovaries. PCOS has a genetic component although a specific gene has not been identified. Incidence of PCOS is 20-40% for a woman with a family history. Hyperandrogenism Androgen levels change during puberty therefore actual ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 5, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Make the Diagnosis: What Lies Beneath These Crusted Hands?
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 53-year-old man with a history of alcoholism presented with erosions on his hands. He said that they had started as vesicles, but now some of them had crusted. He had also noticed some hypertrichosis on his temples, along with redness of his face, which he thought was unusual. What is your diagnosis? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 19, 2016 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news
Chinese girl with Hypertrichosis is covered from head to toe in coarse dark hair
Xiaoling, eight, from Guilin City in southern China's Guangxi region, was born with Hypertrichosis, a rare genetic condition which causes excess hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Living with werewolf syndrome: Mother and children undergo laser treatment
Devi Budhathoki, 38, and her children Manjura, 14, and Niraj, 12, from a remote village in northern Nepal suffers from Congenital Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news