POLYCYSTIC OVARIES—A COMMON FINDING IN NORMAL WOMEN

@article{Polson1988POLYCYSTICOC,
  title={POLYCYSTIC OVARIES—A COMMON FINDING IN NORMAL WOMEN},
  author={David W. Polson and Jane Wadsworth and J M Adams and Stephen Franks},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1988},
  volume={331},
  pages={870-872}
}
The prevalence of polycystic ovaries (PCO) in normal women of reproductive age was determined by pelvic ultrasound scanning of 257 volunteers who considered themselves to be normal and who had not sought treatment for menstrual disturbances, infertility, or hirsutism. All women had completed a menstrual history questionnaire. 99 women were on oral contraceptives at the time of the study. Of the 158 subjects who were not on oral contraceptives 18% had irregular cycles. 116 (73%) women had normal… Expand

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