• commonly
  • Hirsutism is a commonly presenting symptom in dermatology, endocrinology, and gynecology clinics, and one that is considered to be the cause of much psychological distress and social difficulty. (wikipedia.org)
  • insulin
  • Further, treatments that lower insulin levels will lead to a reduction in hirsutism. (wikipedia.org)
  • The observed activity of these cells was elevated by insulin, and later was found to be used as a determining element to find how severe the hirsutism was. (wikipedia.org)
  • signs
  • Signs that are suggestive of an androgen-secreting tumor in a patient with hirsutism is rapid onset, virilization and palpable abdominal mass. (wikipedia.org)