Journal of Genital System & DisordersISSN: 2325-9728

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Research Article, J Genit Syst Disor Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Hirsutism in PCOS - Low Satisfaction of Treatment and its Background

Finn Friis Lauszus* and Melina Gade
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Herning Hospital, Denmark
Corresponding author : Finn Friis Lauszus
senior consultant, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Herning Hospital, Gl. Landevej 61, 7400 Herning, Denmark
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Received: June18, 2014 Accepted: October 14, 2014 Published: October 24, 2014
Citation: Lauszus FF, Gade M (2014) Hirsutism in PCOS - Low Satisfaction of Treatment and its Background. J Genit Syst Disor 3:3. doi:10.4172/2325-9728.1000127

Abstract

Hirsutism in PCOS - Low Satisfaction of Treatment and its Background

Evaluating the self-assessment of the effect of treatment on hirsutism together with information about the women’s medical and mechanical treatment of hirsutism. A questionnaire was mailed to 152 women asking for their evaluation of treatment. PCOS was defined as the presenceof amenorrhea, oligo- / metrorragia with anovulation, and elevated plasma-testosterone. The medical history with focus on possible diabetogenic factors, family history, and weight gain/loss over time and hospital records of the 152 women were registered.

Keywords: Metformin; Hirsutism; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; Testosterone

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