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Virilism (Virilization)

Development of male secondary SEX CHARACTERISTICS in the FEMALE. It is due to the effects of androgenic metabolites of precursors from endogenous or exogenous sources, such as ADRENAL GLANDS or therapeutic drugs.
Also Known As:
Virilization; Androgenization
Networked: 933 relevant articles (31 outcomes, 49 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hirsutism
2. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
3. Hyperandrogenism
4. Cushing Syndrome
5. Gynecomastia

Experts

1. Arlt, Wiebke: 5 articles (07/2010 - 08/2004)
2. New, Maria I: 5 articles (03/2009 - 04/2004)
3. Flück, Christa E: 4 articles (06/2014 - 01/2008)
4. Lin, Lin: 4 articles (07/2012 - 08/2006)
5. Achermann, John C: 4 articles (07/2012 - 08/2006)
6. Hiort, O: 4 articles (01/2012 - 08/2000)
7. Holterhus, P-M: 4 articles (01/2012 - 09/2002)
8. Nordenström, Anna: 4 articles (08/2010 - 01/2007)
9. Renfree, Marilyn B: 4 articles (05/2006 - 01/2002)
10. Shaw, Geoffrey: 4 articles (05/2006 - 01/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Virilism:
1. Testosterone (Sustanon)FDA Link
2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)FDA LinkGeneric
3. AndrogensIBA
4. Dihydrotestosterone (Androstanolone)IBA
5. GonadotropinsIBA
6. Steroid 21-Hydroxylase (21 Hydroxylase)IBA
7. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)FDA Link
9. 17-alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone (17 Hydroxyprogesterone)IBA
10. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Castration
2. Orchiectomy (Orchidectomy)
3. Injections
4. Adrenalectomy
5. Ganglionectomy