Is idiopathic hirsutism (IH) really idiopathic? mRNA expressions of skin steroidogenic enzymes in women with IH


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Taheri S. , Zararsız G. , Karaburgu S. , Borlu M. , Özgün M. T. , Karaca Z. C. , ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.173, no.4, pp.447-454, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 173 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1530/eje-15-0460
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.447-454

Abstract

Objective: Hirsutism results from hyperandrogenemia and/or exaggerated androgen responsiveness. Among various causes of hirsutism, some patients do not exhibit androgen excess which is called idiopathic hirsutism (IH). The pathogenesis of IH could not so far be clearly established.