Hirsutism

If the patient has also developed oligomenorrhoea and acne, consider polycystic ovarian syndrome or late onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

If they have gained central weight, and developed thinned, bruised or red skin, consider Cushing’s syndrome.

If they have also developed increased muscle bulk, increased libido or clitoromegaly consider Cushing’s syndrome or a virilising tumour.

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