HIRSUTISM AND POLYCISTIC OVARY SYNDROME

Vesko Stoilov, Ivan Kostov, Petar Petrov, Nigar Jafer

Abstract


Assessment of hirsutism is based on the F-G scale according to which patients can be divided into four groups. The first group is the range between 1 and 9 points, this group is defined as constitutional hirsutism. Treatment is not necessary in these patients, it is advisable to avoid prolonged solstice and creams. The second group is women with an F-G score between 10 and 16 points. This group is referred to as a transitional period. Women with this score should be monitored for 3 to 6 months. If an increase in hair growth is found, the causes of the condition need to be actively sought. The third is the group of women with an F-G score between 17 and 40 points, which can be described as the true hirsutism. The fourth group (41‑44 points) is referred to as severe hirsutism.

Keywords


hirsutism, polycystic ovary syndrome

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