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What is the duration of hypertrichosis?

The duration of hypertrichosis can start at infancy and resolve in a few years or the condition can last into adulthood. Hypertrichosis can start in adulthood and resolve after discontinuation of the cause, usually drugs. Most cases of hypertrichosis present symptoms during puberty.

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