Assessment of symptoms of urinary incontinence in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

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Thais Montezuma ; Flávia Ignácio Antônio ; Ana Carolina Japur de Sá Rosa e Silva ; Marcos Felipe Silva de Sá ; Rui Alberto Ferriani ; Cristine Homsi Jorge Ferreira (2011)
  • Publisher: Faculdade de Medicina / USP
  • Journal: Clinics, volume 66, issue 11, pages 1,911-1,915 (issn: 1807-5932, eissn: 1980-5322)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1807-59322011001100010, pmc: PMC3203963
  • Subject: Clinical Science | Pelvic floor muscle | PCOS | Androgens | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Quality of life | Urinary incontinence

OBJECTIVES: The pelvic floor muscles are sensitive to androgens, and due to hyperandrogenism, women with polycystic ovary syndrome can have increased mass in these muscles compared to controls. The aim of this study is to compare reports of urine leakage and quality of ... View more
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