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Ferriman-Gallway Scale

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Ferriman-Gallway Scale, Ferriman-Gallway Hirsutism Scale, Ferriman Gallway Score

  • See Also
  • Indications
  1. Hirsutism Evaluation
  • 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
  • Interpretation
  1. Score <8: Normal
  2. Score 8-15: Mild Hirsutism
  3. Score >15: Moderate to severe Hirsutism
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