How common are polycystic ovaries and the polycystic ovarian syndrome in women with Cushing's syndrome?
OBJECTIVE: Women with Cushing's syndrome (CS) may present with menstrual irregularity and symptoms/signs of hyperandrogenism, a phenotype similar to that of the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS); however, currently there are no data on the prevalence of either polycystic ovaries (PCO) and/or PCOS in patients with CS. The aim of this study was to investigate their presence among women of reproductive age presenting with CS by analysing clinical, endocrinological and ultrasonographic features....Expand abstract
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