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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

pcos, polycystic ovarian syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome, pregnancy and pcos, diet and pcos, metformin and pcos, ovarian drilling, signs of pcos, acne and pcos, Stein-Levinthal syndrome

Author and Editor

Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Editor: Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MCAP, Professor and Chair of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

References:

Ehrmann, DA. Polycystic ovary syndrome. N Engl J Med 2005; 352:1223.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome."


Last Editorial Review: 10/5/2009 12:04:11 PM

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