The increase of leukocytes as a new putative marker of low-grade chronic inflammation and early cardiovascular risk in polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Orio2005TheIO,
  title={The increase of leukocytes as a new putative marker of low-grade chronic inflammation and early cardiovascular risk in polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Francesco Orio and Stefano Palomba and Teresa Cascella and Sebastiano Di Biase and Francesco Manguso and Libuse Tauchmanov{\`a} and Luciano Giovanni Nardo and Donato Labella and Silvia Savastano and Tiziana Russo and Fulvio Zullo and Annamaria Colao and Gaetano Lombardi},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2005},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={
          2-5
        }
}
White blood cell (WBC) count is a known risk factor for atherosclerotic vascular disease in adult women. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is potentially a risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. The aim of the present study was to investigate leukocyte count in PCOS. One hundred and fifty PCOS women matched for age and body mass index with 150 healthy women were enrolled. WBC count, C-reactive protein, and a complete anthropometrical, metabolic, and hormonal evaluation were… CONTINUE READING
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