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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Known as: disease ovary polycystic, Ovary Syndrome, Polycystic, polycystic ovary disorder 
A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 5–20% of women of reproductive age worldwide. The condition is characterized by… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
OBJECTIVE To review all available data and recommend a definition for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) based on published peer… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
  • B. Fauser
  • Human reproduction
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 40264627
Since the 1990 NIH-sponsored conference on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), it has become appreciated that the syndrome… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • Fertility and sterility
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 2307428
Since the 1990 National Institutes of Health-sponsored conference on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), it has become appreciated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Notwithstanding the potential public health impact of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), estimates regarding its prevalence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We prospectively estimated the prevalence of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), as defined by the NIH/NICHHD 1990 endocrine… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Estimates of the prevalence of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in the general population have ranged from 2-20%. The vast… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
  • A. Dunaif
  • Endocrine reviews
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 654960
It is now clear that PCOS is often associated with profound insulin resistance as well as with defects in insulin secretion… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
  • S. Franks
  • Archives of disease in childhood
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 35287411
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the commonest endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. The classical symptoms are… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Hyperinsulinemia secondary to a poorly characterized disorder of insulin action is a feature of the polycystic ovary syndrome… Expand
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