Endocrinology of Hirsutism: From Androgens to Androgen Excess Disorders

    January 2019 in “ Frontiers of Hormone Research
    Bulent Yilmaz, Bulent O. Yildiz
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    TLDR The book explains how excess male hormones can affect various conditions like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Cushing's disease.
    The book "Endocrinology of Hirsutism: From Androgens to Androgen Excess Disorders" from 2018 aimed to enhance understanding of androgen excess and its impact on various conditions. It discussed the development of adipose tissue in females, insulin sensitivity, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and Cushing’s disease/syndrome. The book also touched on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), the most common androgen excess disorder worldwide, focusing on its in utero origins and specific genetic and epigenetic factors. This information was intended to broaden the knowledge of endocrinologists and gynecologists about androgens in different conditions.
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