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CONTEXT The polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is frequently associated with obesity. However, there are very few data about PCOS in morbid obesity, especially with regard to its evolution after(More)
CONTEXT Oral contraceptives may worsen the metabolic profile of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), favoring the use of insulin sensitizers in these patients. OBJECTIVE The aim of the(More)
CONTEXT Sexual dimorphism suggests a role for androgens in body fat distribution. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a mainly androgen excess disorder, often present with abdominal obesity(More)
OBJECTIVE Increased serum ferritin levels, indicating increased body iron stores, have been found in overweight and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This finding might result from(More)