Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition that is influenced by genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors. PCOS consists of reproductive and metabolic manifestations that can begin in adolescence and transition to infertility and other extreme complications over time. PCOS is extremely important clinically because it affects up to one in ten women of reproductive age, making it the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. PCOS is characterized by luteinizing hormone (LH) hypersecretion, ovarian hyperandrogenism, hyperinsulinaemia and reduced fertility. In ...
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