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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… 
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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… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
OBJECTIVE The Androgen Excess Society (AES) charged a task force to review all available data and recommend an evidence-based… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Notwithstanding the potential public health impact of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), estimates regarding its prevalence… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Hyperinsulinemia secondary to a poorly characterized disorder of insulin action is a feature of the polycystic ovary syndrome…