Approach To Hirsutism

Hirsutism should be viewed as both an endocrine and a cosmetic problem. It is most commonly associated with anovulation however, other causes of increased androgen levels must be ruled out, such as adrenal and ovarian diseases. The most sensitive marker of excess androgen production is hirsutism. followed by acne, oily skin, increased libido, and virilization. Virilization consists of clitoromegaly. deepening of the voice, balding, increased muscle mass, and male body habitus. Adrenal...

Comprehension Questions

58.1 A 22-year-old woman is seen for vaginal discharge. The presumptive diagnosis is bacterial vaginosis. Which of the following most likely is present B. Heterogenous vaginal discharge D. Positive Kleihauer-Betke test 58.2 A 26-year-old woman taking antibiotics for cystitis complains of itching, burning, and a yellowish vaginal discharge. Which of the following is the best therapy 58.3 Which of the following organisms may be isolated from a wet surface 6 hr after inoculation 58.4 A...