November 1987

Acquired Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa Associated With Malignancy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Radiation Medicine, The Faxton Hospital, Utica, NY. Dr Hovenden is now with the Department of Radiation Therapy, Washington (DC) Hospital Center.

Arch Intern Med. 1987;147(11):2013-2018. doi:10.1001/archinte.1987.00370110141021

• A patient is described with acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa associated with malignancy; the case history and pathologic findings are described. The literature, consisting of 35 cases, is analyzed in respect to the hormonal and pathologic findings, and the age and sex of the patients. No definite hormonal cause is as yet assignable to this syndrome.

(Arch Intern Med 1987;147:2013-2018)