Debates regarding lean patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: A narrative review

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Goyal, Manu; Dawood, Ayman S.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences,volume 10,issue 3,pages154-161 (issn: 0974-1208, eissn: 1998-4766)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5672719, doi: 10.4103/jhrs.JHRS_77_17
  • Subject: Debate | polycystic | RG1-991 | Review Article | ovary | lean | syndrome | Gynecology and obstetrics
    mesheuropmc: nutritional and metabolic diseases | endocrine system diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex syndrome showing the clinical features of an endocrine/metabolic disorder, including hyperinsulinemia and hyperandrogenism. Two phenotypes are present, either lean or obese, with different biochemical, hormonal, and metaboli... View more
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