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ea0011p145 | Clinical case reports | ECE2006

Postmenopausal androgen excess: a clinical perspective

Ritchie SA , Collier A , McIntyre M , Connell JMC

We present two cases of postmenopausal, gonadotrophin-dependent androgen excess.Case 1: A 59-year-old postmenopausal female presented with a 4-year history of hirsuitism and male pattern balding. Past medical history included Type II diabetes, hypertension, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Investigations revealed androgen excess (testosterone 8.9 nmol/l [ref range<2.5], free androgen index 31.8 [ref 0-7], androstenedione 13.7 nmol/l [ref<6.8], DH...