The prevalence of polycystic ovaries in women with infertility.

@article{Kousta1999ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of polycystic ovaries in women with infertility.},
  author={Eleni Kousta and Davinia M. White and Ester M Cela and Mark I. McCarthy and Stephen H. Franks},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={
          2720-3
        }
}
Polycystic ovaries (PCO) are highly prevalent in women presenting with hirsutism or recurrent miscarriage but the functional significance of PCO in ovulatory women presenting with infertility remains unclear. We examined the prevalence of PCO, on ultrasonography, among women presenting with infertility. Among 289 couples classified in four main diagnostic categories, PCO were found in 81 (83%) of 98 anovulatory patients, 40 (53%) of 76 patients whose partners had sperm dysfunction, 26 (50%) of… CONTINUE READING
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