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  • SPECIES:
    • EQUINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • INTEGUMENT
  • ORGAN:
    • SKIN
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • HIRSUTISM
  • CAUSE:
    • PITUITARY ADENOMA OF THE PARS INTERMEDIA
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • SCHUMACHER
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Iowa State University
  • GENPATH:
    • NEOPLASIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • This animal also had laminitis. Hirsutism is the result of upward pressure on the hypothalamus which impairs cyclic shedding of hair.