DefinitionTheories and causes

Hypertrichosis or hirsutism?

Human medicine distinguishes between hypertrichosis and hirsutism. Both terms refer to a condition associated with excessive hair growth. Hirsutism is characterized by excessive hair growth in those parts of the body where hair normally is absent or minimal. In humans,…

Diagnosis PPID

To diagnose PPID, veterinarians can perform a clinical examination, take blood tests or use MRI scans. Clinical examination Initially a diagnosis will be made by observing the clinical symptoms. In particular, hypertrichosis gives a clear indication, although hypertrichosis occurs at an…