Polycystic ovary syndrome: insight into pathogenesis and a common association with insulin resistance

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Barber, Thomas M; Dimitriadis, George K; Andreou, Avgi; Franks, Stephen;
  • Publisher: Royal College of Physicans
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.15-6-s72, doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.16-3-262, pmc: PMC5922706
  • Subject: PCOS | Life Sciences & Biomedicine | General Clinical Medicine | Horizons in Medicine | General & Internal Medicine | PREVALENCE | 1103 Clinical Sciences | IDENTIFICATION | PHENOTYPES | SECRETION | Science & Technology | Medicine, General & Internal | MANAGEMENT | Metabolic dysfunction | BROWN ADIPOSE-TISSUE | SENSITIVITY | Clinical Sciences | Insulin resistance | ANOVULATORY WOMEN | Obesity
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that typically develops in reproductive-age women. The cardinal clinical and biochemical characteristics of PCOS include reproductive dysfunction and hyperandrogenic features. PCOS is also strongly associated with o... View more
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