Androgen-induced hair

Last Updated: 2021-07-25

Author(s): Navarini A.

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Pubic hair, axillary hair, facial hair, sexual hair, male hormone induced hair, adult hair

Terminal hairs formed during puberty under the influence of androgens from vellus hair. Genital, body, armpit, beard hair belong to the "sexual hair". Shorter hair cycle than scalp hair.

Partially covered in the Tanner classification (Pubic hair of women).

Androgens in puberty induce these terminal hair

Laser therapy can achieve permanent results, often used successfully in transgender situations.