GEORGE B. DORFF, M. D., F.A.C.P.
Although it is true that to date physiotherapy has been the chief means employed in the treatment of hirsuties and hypertrichosis in females, it is obvious that, whereas it has its merits, it is a form of therapy which does not in any way take cognizance of the etiological factors involved. Although it is true that the etiological factors in hirsutism and virilism have not been definitely established, there is sufficient evidence as found by many investigators to indicate that the root of this disturbance is a glandular dyscrasia which usually can be associated with a disturbance of the adrenals,
DORFF GB. HORMONAL THERAPY FOR THE TREATMENT OF HIRSUTIES: A Preliminary Report(A Preliminary Report*). Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:2112–2127. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-11-2112
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(11):2112-2127.
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