High prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in women with mild hirsutism and no other significant clinical symptoms.

@article{Fede2010HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in women with mild hirsutism and no other significant clinical symptoms.},
  author={Gaetana Di Fede and Pasquale Mansueto and Ilenia Pepe and Giovam Battista Rini and Enrico Carmina},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2010},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={194-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To verify the conclusions of the Endocrine Society Guidelines that patients with mild hirsutism and no other important clinical signs (menstrual irregularities, infertility, central obesity, acanthosis nigricans, rapid progression of the hirsutism, clitoromegaly) should not be further studied. DESIGN Retrospective study in patients referred because of mild hirsutism and no other clinical signs. SETTING Department of Clinical Medicine of the University of Palermo. PATIENT(S) One… CONTINUE READING
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