THE STUDY OF CLINICAL,BIOCHEMICAL,RADIOLOGICAL PROFILE IN PATIENTS WITH PCOS
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 9876-9883
AbstractPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of reproductive age group1. It affects 8.0% to 20.0% of women between 18-44 years of age worldwide2.According to the National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention, approximately 5 million women of childbearing age are affected by PCOS in United States.
It is a heterogenous, multifactorial disorder with genetic and environmental etiology. The genetic component of PCOS is inherited from either parents in an autosomal dominant fashion. It is considered as a systemic and metabolic disorder associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and type II diabetes mellitus resulting from associated hyperglycemia and insulin resistance.
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