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Achard Thiers Syndrome

Abstract

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NORD is very grateful to Catherine M. Gordon, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Kelly Becker, BA, for assistance in the preparation of this report.

Synonyms of Achard Thiers Syndrome

  • Diabetic Bearded Woman Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Achard-Thiers syndrome is a rare disorder that occurs primarily in postmenopausal women and is characterized by type 2 (insulin-resistant) diabetes mellitus and signs of androgen excess. The exact cause of this syndrome is unknown.

Organizations related to Achard Thiers Syndrome

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