We have reported, furthermore, that infant girls born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (n = 24), another hyperandrogenic
condition, have longer AGD at birth than infant girls born to a PCOS-free comparison group (n = 232) (Barrett et al.
Elevated serum bisphenol A levels under hyperandrogenic
conditions may be caused by decreased UDP-glucuronosyl transferase activity.
Pervasive developmental disorders in children of hyperandrogenic
women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a longitudinal case-control study.
For postpubertal females in whom polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or other hyperandrogenic
states are suspected, hormonal testing is indicated in the presence of the clinical signs of infrequent menses and infertility, hirsutism, truncal obesity, androgenetic alopecia, polycystic ovaries, or clitoromegaly.
anovulation (PCOS): a unique disorder of insulin action associated with an increased risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Women with hyperandrogenic
syndromes are at an increased risk for mood disorders, and the rate of depression among women with PCOS has been reported to be as high as 50 percent.
In the current study, both types of COCs were able to relieve hyperandrogenic
symptoms such as hirsutism and acne, in line with previous reports.
Characterization of Reproductive, Metabolic, and Endocrine Features of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Female Hyperandrogenic
This high level of hyperandrogenic
PCOS patients level could also cause high levels of total cholesterol and TG in PCOS patients without PCO morphology.
Women diagnosed with other hyperandrogenic
disorders (nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing syndrome, and androgen-secreting neoplasms), thyroid disorders, or hyperprolactinemia were excluded.
Saad, "The effect of a desogestrel-containing oral contraceptive on glucose tolerance and leptin concentrations in hyperandrogenic
women," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
26] have drawn the attention to the role of insulin in the lipid abnormalities observed in hyperandrogenic
women with PCOS.