Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

  title={Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Cristi{\'a}n Cerda and Rosa Mar{\'i}a P{\'e}rez-Ayuso and A Mart{\'i}nez Riquelme and Alejandro A Soza and Paulina Villaseca and Teresa Sir-Petermann and Manuel Espinoza and Margarita Pizarro and Nancy Sol{\'i}s and Juan Francisco Miquel and Marco Arrese},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  volume={47 3},
BACKGROUND/AIMS Insulin resistance is a common feature of both nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), therefore, we hypothesize that PCOS and NAFLD may coexist. The aim of the present study was to determine the frequency and characteristics of NAFLD in women with PCOS. METHODS A prospective study of patients with PCOS and no current pharmacological treatment was conducted. NAFLD was diagnosed by abdominal ultrasound following exclusion of alcohol… CONTINUE READING
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