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Hyperandrogenism MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hyperandrogenism
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.875.253.064.500
C12.050.351.875.253.090.750
C12.200.706.316.064.500
C12.200.706.316.090.750
C12.800.316.064.500
C12.800.316.090.750
C16.131.939.316.064.500
C16.131.939.316.129.750
C19.391.119.064.500
C19.391.119.090.750
Unique ID
D017588
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017588
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specific manifestation such as HIRSUTISM; VIRILISM; etc.
Scope Note
A condition caused by the excessive secretion of ANDROGENS from the ADRENAL CORTEX; the OVARIES; or the TESTES. The clinical significance in males is negligible. In women, the common manifestations are HIRSUTISM and VIRILISM as seen in patients with POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME and ADRENOCORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION.
Previous Indexing
Androgens (1966-1993)
See Also
Hirsutism
Virilism
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Hyperandrogenism Preferred
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