Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder with heterogeneous manifestations that affects 6–10% of the U.S. population.
Characterized by hyperandrogenism, insul...
A comprehensive history, including a family history of diabetes and premature onset of cardiovascular disease, is important in the differential diagnosis.
Focus on the onset and durati...
Counsel patient about the risk of endometria...
E28.2 Polycystic ovarian syndrome
256.4 Polycystic ovaries
69878008 Polycystic ovaries (disorder)
66520009 Female hirsutism (disorder)
Based on Rotterdam criteria, PCOS is diagnosed based on 2 of 3 of (i) oligo-ovulation, (ii) signs of hyperandrogenism, (iii) polycystic ovaries.
Polycystic ovaries are not required for ...
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<bold>Figure 6.67 Polycystic ovarian disease.</bold> Both ovaries are enlarged and contain multiple subcortical follicle cysts.
<bold>FIG. 34.4.</bold>The ovaries in polycystic ovary syndrome shown in a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome at laparotomy. Note the large size of the ovaries, relative to the uterus, with a smooth ovarian capsule without evidence of ovulatory events.
<bold>FIG. 34.4.</bold>The ovaries in polycystic ovary syndrome shown in a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome at laparotomy. ...
<bold>Figure 37.3.</bold> A mechanism for polycystic ovarian syndrome proposed by Yen. LH = luteinizing hormone; LRF = luteinizing-releasing factor.
<bold>Figure 37.3.</bold> A mechanism for polycystic ovarian syndrome proposed by Yen. LH = luteinizing hormone; LRF = luteiniz...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Labeled
Polycystic disease of the ovary. Cut sections of an ovary show numerous cysts embedded in a sclerotic stroma.