Endocrine diseases

Virilnoe syndrome

virility syndrome

virilnoe syndrome virility syndrome - endocrine disease, which is characterized by the appearance of a woman's body androgen masculine traits that can occur at almost any age.

Women virilization (masculinization) is due to excess production of androgens (male sex hormones) ovaries or adrenal glands, and as a result of impaired metabolism of steroid hormones in the tissues.Also, the development of this syndrome can be caused by various pathological conditions: pituitary - Cushing's tumor or adrenal hyperplasia, acromegaly, polycystic ovaries, brain tumors, masculinizing ovarian tumors, tuberculosis, genital syndrome Morgan.Besides virilism can be both constitutional and develop into menopause, or during pregnancy.

Due to a significant increase in androgens in the female body, is the development of man's architectonic: the sharp body hair on the trunk and face, developed muscles, atrophy of the mammary glands, hypertrophy and atrophy of internal and external genitalia (mucous membrane of the

vagina, clitoris, uterus), broad shoulders andnarrow pelvis, there is a deep male voice.Quite often there are changes in the skin: there acne , the skin becomes oily.

Diagnosis is based on clinical manifestations and laboratory data analysis of urine and blood.

virilnogo Syndrome Treatment depends on the cause of the disease.If the occurrence was caused by a tumor of the adrenal glands or ovaries education - necessary to conduct surgery to remove the tumor.In the present case, the polycystic ovary syndrome, are used synthetic estrogengestagennye drugs: anti-androgens (Diana androkur) and bisekurin.Also, anti-androgenic properties has veroshpiron in large doses.

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