Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Update on Treatment Options and Treatment Considerations for the Future

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Kristen A. Farrell-Turner;
(2011)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Journal: Clinical Medicine Insights: Women's Health (issn: 1179-562X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4137/CMWH.S6715
  • Subject: R5-920 | Medicine (General)
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Polycystic ovary syndrome is an endocrine disorder characterized by insulin resistance, hyperandrogenemia, obesity, and inflammation, and is the most common cause of infertility. Women with PCOS are at higher risk than non-PCOS women for diabetes, cardiovascular disease... View more
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