II. Indications

  1. Hirsutism Evaluation

III. Criteria: Assign each of the nine regions a score of 1 (mild) to 4 (severe) based on a grid of pictures

  1. Upper lip
  2. Chin
  3. Upper chest
  4. Upper Abdomen
  5. Suprapubic
  6. Anterior arms
  7. Anterior thighs
  8. Upper back
  9. Lower back

IV. Interpretation

  1. Normal
    1. Score <8: White or black women in U.S. and Britain
    2. Score <6: South American Women
    3. Score <2: Asian Women
  2. Mild Hirsutism
    1. Score above lower bounds (defined by ethnicity above) and score <15
  3. Severe Hirsutism
    1. Score >15

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Ontology: Ferriman and Galway score (C0578699)

Concepts Intellectual Product (T170)
SnomedCT 302029005
English Ferriman and Galwey score, Ferriman and Galway score (assessment scale), Ferriman and Galway score, Ferriman and Galwey score (assessment scale)
Spanish puntaje de Ferriman y Galwey (escala de evaluaciĆ³n), puntaje de Ferriman y Galwey