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Familial polycystic ovaries: a genetic disease?

Abstract:

High resolution ultrasonography was used to establish the presence of polycystic ovaries (PCO) in 50 women with symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome and in 17 women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. One hundred and thirty-seven post-menarcheal, premenopausal female members of the families of these patients were scanned to assess the heredity of the condition. Familial PCO was found in 56 of the 61 pedigrees (92%) in which sufficient members were available for study. The frequency of PCO i...

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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
29
Issue:
6
Pages:
593-605
Publication date:
1988-12-05
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:0686ab07-da4a-48cd-8da9-8f5e33e5faf1
Source identifiers:
196455
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pubs:196455

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