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ea0016p111 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Androgenic alopecia and hirsutism in a 73-year-old woman: careful re-evaluation of ‘normal' imaging findings may lead to a rare diagnosis

Christen Annette , Tischler Verena , Diener Pierre-Andre , Brandle Michael

A 73-year-old woman developed androgenic alopecia and progressive hair growth on the chest, back and abdomen over the course of 3–4 years. Menarche was at age 16. She had irregular menstrual periods subsequently but gave birth to three children. She reached menopause at age 40. No history of weight loss or sweating was reported. At presentation, we saw a 73-year-old lady with pronounced hirsutism (Ferriman–Gallway-score 24/36). No virilizing signs of the external gen...