publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2013

Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Nina Madnani; Kaleem J Khan; Phulrenu Chauhan; Girish Parmar;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Abstract
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a "multispeciality" disorder suspected in patients with irregular menses and clinical signs of hyperandrogenism such as acne, seborrhoea, hirsutism, irregular menses, infertility, and alopecia. Recently, PCOS has been associated with the metabolic syndrome. Patients may develop obesity, insulin resistance, acanthosis nigricans, Type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemias, hypertension, non-alcoholic liver disease, and obstructive sleep apnoea. Good clinical examination with hematological and radiological investigations is required for clinical evaluation. Management is a combined effort involving a dermatologist, endocrinologist, gynecol...
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free text keywords: Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Hyperandrogenemia, insulin resistance, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, business.industry, business, Polycystic ovary, Metabolic syndrome, medicine.disease, Acanthosis nigricans, Type 2 diabetes, Seborrhoea, Pediatrics, Infertility, hirsutism, Hyperandrogenism, lcsh:Dermatology, lcsh:RL1-803
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