virilisation


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Noun1.virilisation - the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)virilisation - the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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In both CSW and SV CAH, the excess androgens cause virilisation of the genitalia in girls, leading to disorders of sex development (DSD).
Treatment was started with testosterone to induce virilisation with encouraging results.
In adult women, NC-CAH may manifest with signs of virilisation, including hirsutism, acne, frontal alopecia, clitoromegaly, male pattern hair growth or deepening of voice.
They were inducted into a process of virilisation roughly from the age of 12.
In adolescents and children, virilisation and premature closure of the epiphyseal plates, which may result in stunted growth, have been described.
5,9) The index case did not show any signs of virilisation in either the mother or the baby; therefore, the plasma testosterone levels were not done in our case.
By considering the picaresque figure of Basil Lee in Winter Evening Tales (1820) this paper will illustrate how Scottish writer James Hogg (1770-1835) deconstructs the mystique of Highland masculinity which, in early-nineteenth century Britain, so greatly contributed to both the shaping of Scottish national identity and to the virilisation of the more feminised commercial England, the centre of the British Empire.
The male pseudohermaphrodite has male gonads and karyotype, but varying degrees of virilisation of the internal and external genital tracts.
Ovarian Leiomyoma with hilus cell hyperplasia that caused virilisation.
10], seuls 8 cas etaient fonctionnels; il s'agissait d'une virilisation de survenue tardive dans trois cas, d'un syndrome de Cushing dans deux cas, d'une gynecomastie bilaterale dans deux cas et d'une pseudo-puberte dans un cas.
1990: Herdt 1992, 1996: Herdt and Davidson 19881 many of whom would, in fact, at puberty undergo a rapid virilisation, i.
The salt-losing type of CAH presents with adrenal crisis a few weeks after birth, while the simple type manifests virilisation and rapid growth years later.