Does ethnicity influence the prevalence of adrenal hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome?

@article{Carmina1992DoesEI,
  title={Does ethnicity influence the prevalence of adrenal hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome?},
  author={Enrico Carmina and Tadashi Koyama and Lilly Chang and Frank Z. Stanczyk and Rog{\'e}rio Souza Lobo},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1992},
  volume={167 6},
  pages={1807-12}
}
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine the prevalence of adrenal hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance in patients with hyperandrogenic chronic anovulation, also called polycystic ovary syndrome, living in the United States, Italy, and Japan. STUDY DESIGN Seventy-five women with polycystic ovary syndrome, 25 each from the United States, Italy, and Japan, and 10 ovulatory controls were studied. Hirsutism, obesity, and the presence of cystic ovaries were assessed, as were blood levels for… CONTINUE READING

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