The pathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome: lessons from ovarian stimulation studies.

Abstract

In polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) the ovary produces markedly increased amounts of both androgens and estrogens in response to gonadotropin stimulation. Distinctive responses of 17-hydroxyprogesterone and androstenedione to ovarian stimulation testing suggest that ovarian hyperandrogenism is a result of dysregulation of theca cell androgen production… (More)

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@article{Barnes1998ThePO, title={The pathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome: lessons from ovarian stimulation studies.}, author={Randall B. Barnes}, journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation}, year={1998}, volume={21 9}, pages={567-79} }