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The Ferriman-Gallwey Hirsute Score for Women

Purpose:

To use the Ferriman-Gallwey hormonal hair score to measure the level of body hair growth in a woman.

Specialty:

Dermatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

L64

Description:

The Ferriman and Gallwey measured hirsutism in women by the degree of hair growth in 11 body regions. The hormonal hirsute score is based on the grade for 9 of these regions.

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