Polycystic ovary disease


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Polycystic ovary disease

A condition in which a woman has little or no menstruation, is infertile, has excessive body hair, and is obese. The ovaries may contain several cysts.
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"If this ratio is greater than two to three, you could suspect polycystic ovary disease," Dr.
These comorbidities included hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux, apnea, asthma, degenerative joint disease, diabetes mellitus, and polycystic ovary disease. Hypertension continued in two patients, gastroesophageal reflux continued in two patients, and degenerative joint disease continued in seven patients.
The study involved 112 women with primary infertility and typical symptoms of polycystic ovary disease who failed ovulation induction treatments for at least six cycles.
women, polycystic ovary disease is the most common source of infertility.
Reports associating valproate use with polycystic ovary disease and olanzapine use with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus-both conditions that may be the sequelae of insulin resistance--suggest that a derangement of insulin metabolism may be responsible for the weight gain seen with these drugs.