Targets to treat androgen excess in polycystic ovary syndrome.

INTRODUCTION The polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common androgen disorder in reproductive-aged women. Excessive biosynthesis and secretion of androgens by steroidogenic tissues is its central pathogenetic mechanism. AREAS COVERED The authors review the potential targets and new drugs to treat androgen excess in PCOS. Besides our lab's experience, a… CONTINUE READING