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ea0020p317 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Postmenopausal hyperandrogenism: report of two cases

Paja Miguel , Lizarraga Aitzol , Egana Nerea , Ibarrola Rafael , Gorostiaga Alvaro

In postmenopausal women with clinical hyperandrogenism CushingÂ’s syndrome and adrenal/ovarian neoplasms must be excluded, but radiological and biochemical studies are not always useful for localizing the source of androgens.Case 1: A 75-year-old woman developed alopecia and progressive hair growth on the chest and abdomen over 4 months. Five years before a successful parathyroidectomy had been carried out. Hormonal evaluation: Testosterone (T): 5.84...