In-depth

Causes

Cushing syndrome

Cushing syndrome is caused by an excess of the hormone cortisol, originating from your adrenal glands or from corticosteroid medications you're taking for another illness.

Male hypogonadism

Pituitary tumors

Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths in the pituitary gland in the brain. Most are noncancerous (benign). Some may cause overproduction of hormones and associated problems.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Complications

Infertility

Risk factors

Acne

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Ultrasound

Treatments and drugs

Laser hair removal

Feb. 19, 2014