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Hirsutism: Quiz


Question 1: Male hormones such as ________ stimulate hair growth, increase size and intensify the growth and pigmentation of hair.

Question 2: The medical term for excessive hair growth that affect both men and women is ________.
Nail diseaseHypertrichosisBaldnessHirsutism

Question 3: Growing evidence implicates high circulating levels of ________ in women to the development of hirsutism.
GlucagonEndocrine systemInsulinAdiponectin

Question 4: It refers to a male pattern of body hair (androgenic hair) and it is therefore primarily of cosmetic and ________ concern.
PsychologyCognitive neuroscienceNeuropsychologySigmund Freud

Question 5: Many women with unwanted hair seek methods of ________.
HairstyleCosmeticsHair removalWaxing

Question 6: Further, treatments that lower ________ levels will lead to a reduction in hirsutism.
Endocrine systemGlucagonInsulinAdiponectin

Question 7: Hirsutism is a symptom rather than a ________ and may be a sign of a more serious medical condition, especially if it develops well after puberty.

Question 8: ________: As there is peripheral conversion of estrogen to androgen in these patients, this is the same mechanism of PCOS
ObesityAbdominal obesityObesity hypoventilation syndromeChildhood obesity

Question 9: Tumors in the ovaries or ________ (cancer)
Adrenal glandThyroidTesticleEndocrine system

Question 10: One of the few treatments is the antiandrogen drug ________.

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